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Getting Constipation When You Have Hiv

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Bladder infection/constipation

10 year HIV+ male, 39, CD4 constant at 210-250 range, undetectable viral load, history of anal warts with three operations. The after the last operation in Sept 2002, male started to experience UTI, tested positive to 10 different kinds of bateria...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Remeron can cause constipation and a sense of having urinary frequency which can mimic a UTI. Trying to avoid antibiotics to allow normal bacteria to return (? yogurt diet for a while) helps some patients in your situation. Flomax can help the... Read more »

Options for constipation relief/ "miracle med" not covered!!!

I have been on oxycodone for yrs & I have constipation issues & recently I was able to get... Read more »

Constipation..."miracle cure"

You asked about my HIV stats...I have been HIV poz for 27yrs & Aids 18yrs & you are right... Read more »
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Constipation

Constipation WHAT CAUSES IT? HIV meds. Although constipation is apretty uncommon side effect with HIVdrugs, each of the following has beenknown to cause constipation, but in lessthan 7% of people: Invirase Norvir Retrovir Reyataz ... 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 »
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CONSTIPATION ISSUES ON MEDS TAKING

Posted by Jet, 3 Replies
Recently a toxoplasma infection got me admitted to the hospital and the test result of my blood came HIV+.(First time with a CD4 COF 130.oN MY DISCHARGE DAY,i was pricribed Adiazine,daraprim,Losec,leucovorin and dexametozone which till now is... Read more »

Getting tested together first. Getting tested now.

Posted by don
Both you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.

You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »

Getting an understanding of HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 2 Replies
Well like I said before I was just diagnoised.

Im trying to get an understanding of the whole hiv/aids.

The question that im going to ask might make you mad but its a question that I just sit and think about wondering if someone else is thinking it... Read more »

Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans sperm in the... Read more »