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Does Hiv Cause Black Stool

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The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum,
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I Just Dontated at the website www.concertedeffort.org please help.

First of all Doctor Bob I just donated it wasnt much as I am in college. First my expouser was 3 years ago and was an encounter of unprotected vaginal and oral sex with a female of unknown status...... it was a one time thing. I am not permiscious...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your fiancee has had absolutely no HIV risk (remember, you are definitively negative), then she could not possibly be infected.Black stools could be related to many conditions, such as gastrointestinal bleeding or taking iron supplements. She... Read more »

Struggling to carry on....please reply pt 3!!

Dear Dr.Bob,Cant believe Im still writing to you but, Im getting freaked by worsening symptoms!!To summarise, I had drunken sex with a black CSW in Germany over 3 years ago now. I cant remember enough about it to know if it was unprotected or not....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your 11 negative HIV-antibody tests and negative Taqscreen Multiplex Test out three years are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV is, itself, an opportunistic Read more »

Scared!

Dr. Frascino- I am a 24 year old man. I lost my job about 2 months ago, and for the last month I have been fatigued. I am generally healthy; I have been training for my 2nd triathlon (up until about 3 weeks ago). I just started feeling tired. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Yes, there are well known causes for having blood in the stool - bright red for bleeding hemorrhoids or anal fissures; black, tarry stool for bleeding ulcers, etc. The undigested tomato-like stuff you found may well have been undigested tomato.... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Doxil)

...breath; cough or hoarseness; lower back or side pain; painful or difficult urination; sore throat; sores in mouth and on lips; black tarry stools; unusual bleeding or bruising; blood in urine or stools; pinpoint red spots on skin; allergic... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Dark Stool

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Over the past week, I've noticed that my stool has become extremely dark (almost black). Is that a symptom of this virus? Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the black Read more »