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Hiv And Diarrhea

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HIV Diarrhea is ruining my life!

Dear Dr,I am 31 and have been HIV for a very long time, practically growing up with it. I have always been healthy and never gotten sick until recently over the past 2 years. On and off I have had bad diarrhea. More on then off. It is horrible. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...effect on the gut than older drugs so options and the chances for a more GI friendly regimen for you will get better. For severe diarrhea other treatments such as tincture of opium or Sandostatin injections have helped some patients as have... Read more »

HIV Diarrhea

Dear Dr,How long since infection would a HIV+ person, who is not on medication, normally experience... Read more »

HIV and diarrhea

OK, this is new for me. I'm 42 and was diagnosed with HIV 5 months ago. I've been responding very... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

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

...can cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Recommends Against Using Homeopathic Treatments for HIV, TB, Malaria, Influenza, Infant Diarrhea

...from the Voice of Young Science Network called on theagency "to condemn the promotion of homeopathy for treating TB, infant diarrhoea, influenza, malaria and HIV."The group, which is part of the Sense About Science organization that advocatesfor... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HEPPigram: Evaluation of Diarrhea in Patients With HIV

...Diarrhea is defined as loose, watery stools occurring more than three times in one day. The average adult has a bout of diarrhea four times per year. It is a common problem Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

... Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Tips for Fighting Diarrhea Supplements for Diarrhea Read more »
Connect With Others

diarrhea in hiv

Posted by anonymous123, 3 Replies
...can diarrhea be the only symptom for hiv or do u have to have multiple symptoms? Read more »

Diarrhea/HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I live in Los Angeles and has HIV since 1982, I've had diarrhea for three weeks and got on a vitamin supplement with herbs, probiotics,colon cleanser, vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidents and Read more »

Question about Diarrhea Symptom

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
...When someone gets a symptom of Diarrhea, how bad is it normally? Is it on and off? I haven't been eating anything out of the ordinary or taking any meds and I seem to Read more »

Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...Turns out my appendix was to blame and it was taken out. Fast forward to December 19th, during all this time I still keep having loose bowel movements and now I'm having night sweats and and my neck is sore but my lymph nodes are not swollen. I... Read more »