Hiv And Flatulence

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Ask the Experts

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
...generally speaking, HIVers have difficulty maintaining their weight!Hope that helps Gus. And oh, could you please crack the window a bit? Whew! (Gus, how about asking Santa for some Gas-Ex?)Dr. Bob Read more »

i smelled hiv charged farts... help!

there wasnt any odor, but i know i inhaled them, i know inhalation is a route of medicine... Read more »

Help me Obi Bob Frascino, you're my only hope!

Dear Dr BobOver a month ago now, I performed frottage on this man which got slightly carried away.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Wind of Hope in an AIDS-Racked Kenyan Desert Town Tumaini Jangwani program, Swahili for "Wind of Hope in the Desert." Her group distributes antiretroviral drugs, counsels HIV patients, runs a school for AIDS orphans, and offers a haven for HIV-positive women shunned by their communities. But... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...digest Relaxing before meals and chewing slowly Sipping ginger tea or ginger ale Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Gas (farting) and bloating can usually be managed by not eating foods such as beans, broccoli, and vegetable skins. Over the... Read more »

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...Ritonavir, also known as Norvir, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Ritonavir was approved by the FDA on March 1,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...I have found that being HIV and on meds gives me certain extravagances and liberties that normal people do not.... This morning - Sitting in a finance 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 »

I think I am doomed

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and always look sleepy. If I had a penny for everyone that told me that i look tired I would be a millionaire and able to fund HIV research for a cure (whether i have it or not) Fast forward 5 years and there seems to be some kind of... Read more »

to pvs and freinds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies he always felt strange and was looking strange at me and now i have unbarable pain in my eye, i also heard that fart from hiv can be contagious and this guy was looking strange and i felt a stick in my bakc through my underwear and it had... Read more »
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