Flatulence And Hiv

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HIV, flatulence, and hunger

Hi Dr. Bob,Does HIV infection cause excessive flatulence?Also, does HIV infection increase one's hunger (i.e. being hungry frequently throughout the day, even 1/2 hour after eating a meal)?Thanks,Gaseous Gus
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...generally speaking, HIVers have difficulty maintaining their weight!Hope that helps Gus. And oh, could you please crack the window a bit? Whew! (Gus, how about asking Santa for some Gas-Ex?)Dr. Bob Read more »

i smelled hiv charged farts... help!

there wasnt any odor, but i know i inhaled them, i know inhalation is a route of medicine... Read more »

HIV Meds and Excessive Gas

I have been geting excessive gas buildup in my bowl and passing more gas then is normal. I am on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Wind of Hope in an AIDS-Racked Kenyan Desert Town

... In the Kenyan desert town of Isiolo, Khadija Rama founded the Pepo la Tumaini Jangwani program, Swahili for "Wind of Hope in the Desert." Her group distributes antiretroviral drugs, counsels HIV patients, runs a school for AIDS orphans, and Read more »
The Well Project

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

...digest Relaxing before meals and chewing slowly Sipping ginger tea or ginger ale Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Gas (farting) and bloating can usually be managed by not eating foods such as beans, broccoli, and vegetable skins. Over the... Read more »

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...generalized weakness, burning or prickling sensation in the hands and feet, stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, change in sense of taste, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...not.... This morning - Sitting in a finance meeting discussing a 10 million dollar expansion - I felt the sudden urge to FART. Mind you this was not a simple whoopsie, this lasted for 5 seconds. And it was like YES! Of course the 14 people... Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

I think I am doomed

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...female (I am male). Never developed any kind of symptoms except for an acute red eye problem and some problems with gas (DAMM flatulence) My eyes are constantly red and always look sleepy. If I had a penny for everyone that told me that i look... Read more »

to pvs and freinds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...talking to me. he always felt strange and was looking strange at me and now i have unbarable pain in my eye, i also heard that fart from hiv can be contagious and this guy was looking strange and i felt a stick in my bakc through my underwear... Read more »
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