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

Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Loss of Appetite Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, andanus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food isdigested and nutrients absorbed...
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HIV and stomach problems?

I have been HIV for about 2-3 years now. Latest lab is VL=undetecable while TCell count dropped from est. 800 to est. 600+. I am on Atripla and have been diagnosed with GAD as well as IBS. Lately, I have been suffering from a bad stomach condition...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Parasites could be a cause along with many other things. You may need to follow up with a gastroenterologist. Yes, anyone with a CD4 count < 200 has AIDS by definition. HIV treatment can normally increased CD4 counts significantly even when the... Read more »

stomach problems/ HIV ?

Hello,I wrote some time ago about about some stomach problem that are still going on.I'm an otherwise healthy guy who found out my HIV status in August of 1992. I've never been on meds and my t-cells have slowly fallen over the years with...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
From your brief history, it sounds like an acute event, such as an acute infectious gastroenteritis, is what was going on. It also sounds like they gave you a very good diagnostic workup without a cause. Most infectious causes for symptoms such as... Read more »

Stomache problems & AIDS

I have AIDS and am having stomache problems. Some pain, Diahrrea, and my stomach makes alot of loud noices ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You need to have your HIV specialist evaluate you since a very wide range of problems (from non HIV related such as stomach ulcers/H pylori gastritis to HIV-related to treatment/drug related factors) and treatment would vary widely depending on the... Read more »

stomach problems

Hi- I have some questions about stomach problems I've been having for a little over a month now. I'm HIV positive for over 10years, tcells 325, viral load 300, and 21. I have never taken any meds, my doc thinks I still have time to wait. a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.It's tough to know precisely what's going on, on the basis of a quick note. Certainly sounds like something is not right-- this could be HIV related, or just a persistent gastrointestinal bug. There are other... Read more »
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Stomach problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested negative at 18 weeks but for the past 3 months my digestive system is failing me. Today at work i was trembling and sweating for about an hour. I dont know whats going on and i hope im not a late bloomer for hiv infection. Your response is... Read more »

stomach problems...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing sever nausea within an hour after eating (even if its just yogurt or a banana) amd it lasts for several hours. it has become debilitating and after trying meds and herbs i dont know what to do so about three weeks ago i quit all... Read more »

Upset Stomach

Posted by RL9141, 2 Replies
I've been on Truvada, Prezista, Norvir for about a year now. All is well except I have such stomach problems. Lately I have had chronic diarrhea, stomach pain, stomach gas, nausea. It sucks and anything I eat hurts my stomach. Is it truse that there... Read more »

Stomach noises

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am having an extremely increase in stomach noises. Could this be a symptom? Read more »