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The Well Project

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

...one of the most common side effects of HIV, intestinal infections, and HIV drugs. Left untreated, it 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, contains blood, or if you have a high fever or stomach pain you should contact your health care...
Ask the Experts

Diarrhea - HIV- or GI-related?

My primary care physician is an ID Specialist. He wants me to see a GI specialist because he thinks my continued problem with diarrhea is GI-related and not HIV-related. I was diagnosed in 1991 and went on meds and was doing extremely well with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Treatment with effective HIV meds can certainly mask HIV-related neuropathy. Increase visceral fat in the setting of HIV infection (+/- treatment) is a complicated situation. Exercise, diet, Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...levels, we don't completely turn off the inflammatory process."So what?" you may wonder. Well, glad you asked.This ongoing HIV-related inflammation is now being linked to or at least associated with a wide array of HIV comorbidities. (That's... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...wounds. I did not use a razor but he had all this yucky build up on his feet which took me two hours to clean off. Then, I got diarrhea. Should I be worried. I want to help him but I want my family and me to be safe. Response from Dr. Frascino... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't diagnose the cause of your toddler's rash over the Internet, but I can tell you with great certainty that it was not HIV related. Likewise, your pedicure concerns are unwarranted. I'll repost below some information from the archives that... Read more »
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The Body

Top HIV/AIDS-Related Clinical Developments of 2010

...gel was found to be safe, although there were some complaints of the compound being a bit on the messy side. There was more diarrhea reported among those on the active gel, but otherwise tolerability was no different between the study arms. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Says HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths Will Peak in Next Five Years, Then Decline

...reduced an earlier forecast of HIV/AIDS mortality rates, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to WHO, the number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths worldwide is expected to peak in the next five years -- from 2.2 million in 2008 to a maximum of 2.4... 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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...estimated 800,000 to 900,000 people are living with HIV infection. As of December 31, 1999, 733,374 cases of AIDS and 430,441 AIDS-related deaths had been reported to the CDC. AIDS is the fifth leading cause of death among all adults aged 25 to... Read more »
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AIDS related diarrhea

Posted by Anonymous
... AIDS-related diarrhea? I am interested in learning more about its prevalence, causes and possible treatments. Any feedback is welcome. Thanks Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night sweats, extreme fatigue, the list goes on. I started seeing this guy and... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...AIDS KILL? * As the virus attacks the immune system, people become less able to fight illnesses. * Unless treated, AIDS-related opportunistic infections like pneumonia, Kaposi's sarcoma, tuberculosis and candida can kill. HOW MANY PEOPLE... Read more »