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Hiv And Flatulence

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HIV, flatulence, and hunger

Hi Dr. Bob,Does HIV infection cause excessive flatulence?Also, does HIV infection increase one's hunger (i.e. being hungry frequently throughout the day, even 1/2 hour after eating a meal)?Thanks,Gaseous Gus...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Does HIV cause excessive flatulence? No, but eating refried beans at Ticky-Tacky-Taco will, if that's what you're looking for! (Kidding aside, some antiretroviral medications can be associated with formidable farts.)Does HIV increase... Read more »

flatulence

Hi Dr,I'm not sure if this is the right place for my question but any advice would be helpful.... Read more »

Flatulence

Dear Doctors,Maybe you can help me on a specific problem: I live in Brazil and I'm taking... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Gas and Bloating (Flatulence)

The smelly intestinal gas and abdominal bloating that any of the protease inhibitors can cause will usually disappear quickly once the offending drugs are discontinued. But these side effects often continue unabated for as long as the drugs are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Diarrhea ... Again?

Let's face it. Diarrhea is not a glamorous subject to talk about. But it does occur, especially in HIV infection. It affects as many as 30-50 percent of HIV positive individuals at some point in time. Diarrhea is defined by the Centers for Disease... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Breaking HIV/AIDS Research From CROI 2007

This is Bonnie Goldman, and I'm here with Dr. Joel Gallant, professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. Dr. Gallant is one of the leading HIV specialists in the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects

Acknowledgements and Credits Introduction Appetite Loss Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy Bone Death and Destruction Avascular Necrosis Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiac Concerns Diarrhea Fatigue Gas and Bloating... Read more »
Connect With Others

Seeking a (female) partner

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Ok sweets, so I got HIV, so I am old fart (65), so - - - I still like women. I live in Melbourne (Montmorency) Victoria, I don't have a car because I drink too much, I also smoke and I don't fornicate at all !!!! Shit a brick - I have always... Read more »

Bad pick up lines

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 1 Reply
WRONG Pick Up Lines: All Class

Did you fart, cause you blew me away.

Are your parents retarded, 'cause you sure are special.

My Love for you is like diarrohea ... I can't hold it in.

Do you have a library card, 'cause I'd like to sign you out.

Is there a... Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

So your symptoms point ONLY to HIV.

Posted by crabman, 2 Replies
The news is now telling us that Lyme disease is widely under diagnosed. Symptoms include a flu like illness and a rash. Same symptoms as HIV....

SO if you have tested negative for HIV, then you may very well want to look into this. Read more »