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Gastrointestinal Problems Treatment

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Gastrointestinal problems

Dr. Wohl,Last July I took a treatment break after being on meds for two years. With stable t-cells of around 450 500 and an undetectable viral load, my doctor felt that because I started drugs while still seroconverting it would be okay to take a...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
HIV itself can cause gastrointestinal disease. I have a patient who had a very similar experience. Eventually, her symptoms did resolve after the re-initiation of HIV therapy. Three weeks may not be long enough to tell if restart of your original... Read more »

gastrointestinal problems with ratonavir &Saquinavir

Dr Gallant, Is there anything you know of, that can be taken or done for the gastrointestinal... Read more »

GI problems

I tested negative at 3,3.5 and 4 months after receiving oral sex to my scrotum and the base of my... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

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 »
The Well Project

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

...mild, and tend to go away after the a few days or weeks as your gut gets used to the medicine. HIV-Related Conditions If GI problems occur without a recent change in medication, it's probably not a drug side effect. If they continue or get... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Ginger

...drink ginger ale. Ginger has been used in Chinese medicine for hundreds of years. It's primarily used to combat nausea and other gastrointestinal problems. Studies have shown that it may be an effective treatment for morning sickness and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Aptivus

...when first released, Aptivus has been supplanted by newer PIs with improved resistance profiles, but without the debilitating GI problems -- mostly diarrhea. A host of drug interactions -- including other protease inhibitors -- makes this a... Read more »
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GI PROBLEMS

Posted by Anonymous
...Are GI problems associated with ARS symptoms? Read more »

Where is everyone tonight?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Went to Dr. today b/c of white coating on tongue. Its been 2 weeks today and have very sore throat with slight cough and a slimy white coating. Dr. said coating no big deal...What do you think? Read more »

BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL!

Posted by bradford
...arsenal of antiretroviral drugs can take a tremendous toll on the quality of daily life causing anemia, extreme fatigue and severe gastrointestinal problems. With the addition of the facial disfigurement of Lipoatrophy, patients are forced to... Read more »

Please help!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sure been tested negative, the other 3 I am not for sure about. Recently I had mild flulike symptoms, then after that some gastrointestinal problems that have not gone away, my acne has gotten worse, some night sweats, headaches, peeling dry... Read more »