Does Hiv Cause Intestine Problems

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intestinal problems of hiv pts.

This is a comment to those who have intestinal problems. I believe that the diet is extremely important in combating many of the problems of nausea and intestinal illness. It is extremely important, in my opinion, to completely eliminate any form...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Thanks for providing your experience on the subject of gut problems in HIV+ persons. KH Read more »

Upset stomach for over a year

I have unfortunately had diarrhea for a year now (though I've only been on meds for 2 months so I'm... Read more »

Intestinal gas/coated tongue HIV or something else?

You are doing a great job. We thank you. please answer my question I beg you. I had sex from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Can Replicate in Intestinal Lining Even After HAART Reduces Viral Load, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at .... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...Diarrhea? Diarrhea is an increase in the water content, frequency, and volume of bowel movements. It is frequent in people with HIV disease. Diarrhea can be a serious problem. Mild cases disappear within a few days. Severe cases can cause... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...nutrients from another living organism (the host). Your body is the host when you have this infection. Crypto mainly affects the intestines and causes diarrhea. Crypto is easily spread by contaminated food or water, or direct contact with an... Read more »
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Can you get Tuburculosis of the Bowel with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...performed to reveal some inflammation. If I was infected could I get TB there? Would it be from a recent infection? If a person with HIV got TB would it come with the onset of AIDS? Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of exudative tonsillitis and fever starting about... Read more »

Updated question

Posted by kev2006, 3 Replies
...that I may have Crohns desease and was going to refer me to a consulltant. I was sort of relieved because it looked like a non-HIV problem. However, when I told my wife she said that she'd has loose stools just like me for the same length of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies Dr. Gary Farr Last Updated February, 24, 2002 POST FIRST COMMENT! Page: 2 Candida Albicans is a yeast that lives in our intestinal tract. It is also the yeast that causes vaginal yeast infections. It is normal to have small amounts of... Read more »
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