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Diarrhea and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Taking Care of Yourself Diarrhea and HIV Diarrhea is one of the most common problems for people living with HIV(HIV+). It can affect as many as 80 percent of HIV+ people. While diarrheacaused by advanced HIV disease has decreased, many HIV+ people have diarrheafrom their HIV drugs. Diarrhea occurs when you have bowel movements more...
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Soft Stools and Diarrhea for years on treatment

Hi all:I know this topic has been discussed before, but I thought I might get some fresh opinions from others with the same issue. I know it's not a great topic but I'm at wits end.I've been hiv+ for 7 years and started Atripla...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For some patients the tenofovir in Truvada can cause chronic low grade loose stools so another possibility is a switch to Epzicom if HLA B5701 negative. Improving fiber in diet and regular use of active culture yogurt type products also helps a... Read more »

loose soft yellow stools nausea loss of appetite

hi . i am bi had anal unprotected with a man . i was bottom and he came inside me . after that i am having loose yellow greasy stool followed with nausea and loss of appetite . i am tested HIV- after 3 months and Hep A,b,c all negative . but these...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I'm sorry. I handle benefits and work issues and am not qualified to answer medical questions.... Read more »

loose soft yellow stools nausea loss of appetite dark urine left side stomach swollen

hi . i am bi had anal unprotected with a man . i was bottom and he came inside me . after that i am having loose yellow greasy stool followed with nausea and loss of appetite . i am tested HIV- after 3 months and Hep A,b,c all negative . but these...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
I am sorry that you are feeling so ill. It sounds scary. Please go back and get re-tested, as it can take time for blood tests for these infections to become positive, depending on what particular tests you are getting.... Read more »

HAART-related Soft Stools?

Hello. I'd like to know what I can do to harden my stool(s). I'm on a HAART regimen and, although I don't think I suffer from "diarrhea" as I've seen it defined (e.g., very urgent, very frequent), my stools are always...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yes, try Calcium carbonate at 1000 mg twice a day, glutamine at 15 grams a day and/or a good acidophilus supplement twice a day. Eat more soluble fiber (fruits, vegetables, supplements like Citrucell)Nelson... Read more »
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hiv and stool

Posted by theman22, 1 Reply
can hiv cause green stool? this morning is the first time i have gotten it in a long long time. im not on a diet or anything i didnt eat anything unordinary. the only thing i did last night was drink some beer and thats it. any help? Read more »

Blood in stool????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is blood in a stool a symptom? I read yesterday that green stool is not a symptom but what about little blood particles on toilet paper after defecating? (Sorry for the visual) Read more »

Soft tissue swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Scenario: Unprotected sex early March, Oral sex plus finger late March - Next morning noticed burning on finger and skin was pulled back above nail. Mild sore throat, runny nose, -+99 fever for about 2 days between the two episodes, after the 1st... Read more »

Blood in stool ?

Posted by NeverAgain, 3 Replies
Well, I need some help on this one,

Can blood in stool be a sign of HIV infection (early infection) ?

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