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Gastrointestinal Problems Symptoms

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gastrointestinal problems with ratonavir &Saquinavir

Dr Gallant, Is there anything you know of, that can be taken or done for the gastrointestinal problems caused from ratonavirand saquinavir combo.? I am refering to the stomach cramps and extreme flatulance. I am taking 3 phaysyme tablets a dayand I...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
My experience with ritonavir is that people either seem to get diarrhea or flatulence. (In other words, you either suffer yourself, or you let everyone else suffer for you.) For some of my patients with the latter problem, simethicone (which is... Read more »

Gastrointestinal problems

Dr. Wohl,Last July I took a treatment break after being on meds for two years. With stable t-cells... Read more »

upper gastrointestinal tract condition

Hi Doctor, I present a question that is worthy of your professional medical interpretation and... Read more »
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Gastrointestinal Problems and HIV

Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms -- diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain -- are among the most common problems that affect people with HIV. These symptoms can be challenging to sort out, as they can occur as side effects of HIV therapy and due to GI... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Gas

Why do I have gas? What can I do about gas? Points to Remember For More Information Why do I have gas? Everyone has gas. Burping and "passing gas" is normal. But because it is embarrassing, many people believe they pass gas too often or... Read more »
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Gas

Gas Other causes may include: Constipation Hepatitis Hormonal changes Indigestion Inhaling air while eating Inflammation of the stomachlining Irritable bowel syndrome Ulcers Besides beans, milk products andeggs, many... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction Gastrointestinal (GI) and hepatobiliary symptoms are ubiquitous in HIV disease. It is estimated that up to 93% of patients will have significant GI symptoms at some point during the course of their HIV illness. 1 Further, as HIV... Read more »
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GI PROBLEMS

Posted by Anonymous
Are GI problems associated with ARS symptoms?

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Bizarre health problems

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
More than three years ago, I slept with a guy. We had safer sex. Within about two days, I got a bizarre flu-like illness including swollen nodes, dizziness, ringing in ears and balance problems. Within a few weeks I developed a pasty mouth with... Read more »

dual symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a one-time potential exposure over 3 years ago. It was unprotected vaginal sex (I'm the male). About 8 months after the encounter I met the girl of my dreams and have fallen in love, we have been dating for about 2 1/2 yrs. My problem is that... Read more »

Sleep Problems-- Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, all-- Is anyone aware of waking in the middle of the night, sometimes with hot flashes, as being a symptom of ARS? This has gone on for 10 weeks, since two weeks after possible exposure.

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