Getting Heartburn When You Have Hiv
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHave you been checked for H pyloi infection of the stomach ( a frequent cause of heartburn and treatable). Strong anti-acid drugs such as H2-blcokers or proton pump inhibitors can be used with your HIV regimen. Although one of your current HIV meds... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineUpper GI complaints such as yours are fairly common with that combination-particularly in the first months. I trust you are taking with food. For the nausea I often try Reglan, Marinol or compazine. For heartburn (I often sense that the alcohol... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou can generally safely take cimetidine or ranitidine 12 hours before taking the Reyataz. There is a potential drug interaction between the nevirapine and protease inhibitors (the Viread can also decrease the Rayataz levels so ritonavir/Norvir... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHIV drug related neuropathy usually starts in the feet so your symptoms don't fit. If one is experiencing neuropathy some alternative meds might help (see Jon Kaiser's book Healing HIV or the www.daair.org website). Emtriva can cause... Read more »
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Posted by donBoth 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 »
Posted by Mssimone, 2 RepliesWell 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by robbieb, 1 ReplyI'm getting terrified I have HIV. Here are my exposures in the last year. Am I screwed?
One blowjob given to completion with swallowing
One partial BJ/rimming
Two times guys tried to penetrate my ass no more than 3 attempts and they didn't seem to... Read more »
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