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Diarrhea Could I Have HIV

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diarrhea and HIV meds

I've been struggling with IBS/loose stools for a couple weeks now. I'm slowly getting back to normal, I hope. In the interim, I've noticed my Norvir isn't being absorbed. (I'm taking Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir, CD4 is 486) When this happens, should I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...helpful such as taking with meals, calcium supplements, fiber supplements, macrobiotics or active yougurt, and numerous anti-diarrheal agents). If Norvir absorption still in question consider switch to non-PI based regimen (such as efavirenz or... Read more »

Is diarrhea from HIV med inevitable?

I was reading down the list of side effects for hiv drugs and everyone begins with diarrhea!! does... Read more »

feeling hot and diarrhea from HIV meds?

Is it normal with hiv pos to wake up feeling hot but have no fever. I am undetectible with tcells... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...can cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days,... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HEPPigram: Evaluation of Diarrhea in Patients With HIV

...Diarrhea is defined as loose, watery stools occurring more than three times in one day. The average adult has a bout of diarrhea four times per year. It is a common problem Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Recommends Against Using Homeopathic Treatments for HIV, TB, Malaria, Influenza, Infant Diarrhea

...from the Voice of Young Science Network called on theagency "to condemn the promotion of homeopathy for treating TB, infant diarrhoea, influenza, malaria and HIV."The group, which is part of the Sense About Science organization that advocatesfor... Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

... Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Tips for Fighting Diarrhea Supplements for Diarrhea Read more »
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diarrhea in hiv

Posted by anonymous123, 3 Replies
...can diarrhea be the only symptom for hiv or do u have to have multiple symptoms? Read more »

Diarrhea/HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I live in Los Angeles and has HIV since 1982, I've had diarrhea for three weeks and got on a vitamin supplement with herbs, probiotics,colon cleanser, vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidents and Read more »

Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...Turns out my appendix was to blame and it was taken out. Fast forward to December 19th, during all this time I still keep having loose bowel movements and now I'm having night sweats and and my neck is sore but my lymph nodes are not swollen. I... Read more »

Question about Diarrhea Symptom

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
...When someone gets a symptom of Diarrhea, how bad is it normally? Is it on and off? I haven't been eating anything out of the ordinary or taking any meds and I seem to Read more »