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Gastrointestinal Symptoms Of Hiv

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Feel like crap

Doc, I am 42 yr old m pos over 10 yrs. I am currnetly on ritonavir boosted lexiva, and Truvada with excellent results. VL undetectable and cd4 of 847. However I feel almost anemic a lot of the time. Very hard to perform my job and such. All my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...anemic (but your labs indicate otherwise), I'll assume that what you mean is that you feel tired and fatigued, but don't have gastrointestinal symptoms. HIV medications can certainly cause side effects, but since you've had "excellent" responses... Read more »

PEP and Ulcers

Hi,my husband has been on PEP for more than a week now(we are a discordant couple)he could have... Read more »

constipationdirrhea

hi, i am very sexually active however safe at the same time. for months now i have had stomach... Read more »
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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

HIV OR GERD SYMPTOMS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This question may require an answer from a doctor. I've read that alot of people would mistaken the symptoms of GERD to HIV. (GERD is a type of Gastrointestinal disease). Anyway, for example, if one was to have a chronic sore throat and nausea and... Read more »

What do most of us have?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems that many people on this board have had symptoms after a risky exposure (often between 2 and 4 weeks after), then test negative after 3 or 6 months. What do you guys think usually causes these symptoms? I know many are simply in our heads,... Read more »