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Hiv And Abdomenal Pain

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hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or something is twisting it uncontrollablly. The pain is almost unbearable. I wake up soaked in sweat, hungry but my stomach feels full, when I do eat, it gives...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In the setting of HIV infection +/- treatment the differential diagnosis for severe recurrent abdominal pain is long and may involve HIV related or unrelated diseases. Common causes of recurren tabdominal pain include stomach ulcers, gallbladder... Read more »

Pain in upper right abdomen - is it HIV related?

Dear Doc's,I have been + for one year now and my CD4 count is 1860 V/L is 300 and am not on... Read more »

Patellar Pain on my left knee and lower abdomen ligament pain

Dear Doctor;Sice 5 months ago I am suffering severe pain in my left knee patellar tendon. Few weeks... Read more »
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Danish Study Looks at HIV and Meds for Their Effect on Diabetes Risk

The pancreas gland, located in the abdomen, makes the hormone insulin, which helps cells absorb sugar circulating in the blood. As people age, they may gain weight and become less active and their bodies may become less sensitive to the effects of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV-Related Pain

Table of Contents Introduction What Causes Pain? Common Types of Pain Assessing Pain Pain Management What to Do if You Have Pain Introduction Pain is common in people living with HIV (HIV+ people). One study found thatmore than... Read more »
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The State of Prevention

Not long ago, getting an HIV test could be a real pain. Even after setting aside all the accompanying anxieties and fears and stigmas, it was just a hassle. First, you'd come in for the test -- and unless you went to a private doctor's office,... Read more »
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Abdomen Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had abdome pain after testing -ve at 5 and 7 months. I had appendicitis back in Jan 1. My Abdomen has been bothering me a little for a week now... I went to my doctor and he laid me down and did the normal tapping to see if I had any pain...He... Read more »

GRANITOS POR LOS LADOS DEL ABDOMEN????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HOLA A TODOS,,,,UNOS GRANITOS ROJOS CON PUNTICA BLANCA A LOS DOS LADOS DEL ABDOMEN EN LA BARRIGA PUEDE ESTAR RELACIONADO A UN PRIMER SINTOMA DE V.I.H,,,,ME SALE Y SE VAN A VECES 1 A CADA LADO SE VAN , VUELVE A ... Read more »

Lipo in the abdomen and abs workout?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 1 Reply
Hey guys I am posting for my best friend. He works out religiously at the gym. However, he wants to know if even with a great abs workout can one still develop lipo in the abs? Even following a hardcore abs workout? Any thoughts on this? Read more »

Lipo in the abdomen and abs workout?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 1 Reply
Hey guys I am posting for my best friend. He works religiously ( gym rat ) on his body at the gym. He wants to know if even though he works his abs like crazy can lipo still occur? Can it be combatted by doing strenuous ab routine? Read more »