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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 Loss of Appetite Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, andanus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food isdigested and nutrients absorbed...
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stomach problems/ HIV ?

Hello,I wrote some time ago about about some stomach problem that are still going on.I'm an otherwise healthy guy who found out my HIV status in August of 1992. I've never been on meds and my t-cells have slowly fallen over the years with...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
From your brief history, it sounds like an acute event, such as an acute infectious gastroenteritis, is what was going on. It also sounds like they gave you a very good diagnostic workup without a cause. Most infectious causes for symptoms such as... Read more »

HIV pos & breaking out with pimples on my back and stomach

I dont have problems with acne usually. I am breaking out with Painful pimples on my back and stomach. I am not taking any meds so it can't be side affects of treatment. My V/L is <5000, CD4 500 and I don't know what has caused it. It...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Many things can cause such a rash, including eczema, seborrhea, acne or other related conditions. One thing I also consider is a mild fungal skin infection. A combination steroid and antifungal cream may be a way to go here as a therapeutic trial,... Read more »

Stomach and Intestine friendly HIV Meds

I was diagnosed with HIV in 1991 and started HIV Medications in 1997. In the last year, I've only been on Medications for three out of the last ten months due to an undiagnosed chronic stomach and intestinal bloating disorder that the meds...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Which possibly GI friendly meds might work for you depends alot on your entire HIV treatment history (focusing on presence of drug resistant virus), medical history, concomitant medications, and other individualized data so difficult to make any... Read more »

Positive boyfriend. Can stomach acids kill HIV?

My boyfriend recently told me he was HIV+ ... i'm negative... however he told me that currently it is undetectable in his blood and the risk of him infecting someone, according to doctors, is pretty much nil. although we still plan on having...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The question has not been studied directly. Semen can still contain infected cells, despite having an undetectable viral load in both blood or seminal plasma. Contact with infectious secretions can still occur in the oral cavity prior to delivery in... Read more »
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Stomach noises

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am having an extremely increase in stomach noises. Could this be a symptom? Read more »

Upset Stomach

Posted by RL9141, 2 Replies
I've been on Truvada, Prezista, Norvir for about a year now. All is well except I have such stomach problems. Lately I have had chronic diarrhea, stomach pain, stomach gas, nausea. It sucks and anything I eat hurts my stomach. Is it truse that there... Read more »

I feel sick to my stomach and haven't eaten in day

Posted by jackiec, 2 Replies
i feel so sick to my stomach. i needed to write you all to get your advice. i know i sound pathetic. i had unprotected sex and then 3 days later my lymph nodes swelled up in my neck and it seemed like my throat hurt but it didn;t really seem like a... Read more »

SICK TO MY STOMACH WITH WORRY!

Posted by worriedsickin, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest advise as I am sick with worry. I went to my local GP this morning and he diagnosed my rash as pityriasis rosea - is this an early and common symptom association with HIV infection? Read more »