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Hiv Diarrhea Symtoms

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS of the most common side effects of HIV, intestinal infections, and HIV drugs. Left untreated, it 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, contains blood, or if you have a high fever or stomach pain you should contact your health care...
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symtoms of hiv

i went in massage centre last 3month before .thrn after one month i got red tiny spot in my body some on my shoulder 2 spot on my chest and 2 spot on my stomach.ifell tiredness and my hiar fallen quikly is that symtons of hiv?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...and/or palms and soles (40-80%), swollen glnds and lymph nodes (40-70%), sore throat (50-70%), muscle and joint aches (50-70%) or diarrhea. As you can see these side effects are not very specific and could also be seen with many other conditions... Read more »

Diagnosis Correct?

Hi RobHere is my senario - unprotected sex - went on combivir within 48 hours - finnished the course and had my 1st elisa - pcr test done a week later. Did not believe the results and did another pcr and viral 1 & 2 test a month after that -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to six months post-PEP are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.I cannot diagnose the Read more »

Im almost positive I have it (I'M POSITIVE I HAVE HIV !!!)

Dear doc,I had visited your forum several times in the pass and always wanted to ask you question regarding my situation, but i was not brave enough to do it until today. My situatuion is as follows:Last year (feb '07)I had unprotected sex with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Mr. I'm Almost Positive I Have It,You weren't even brave enough to ask a question on an anonymous HIV information Web site???? Dude, you're level of courage makes the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz look like Rambo.First, I'm Read more »

cumulative side effects

If a regimen of HIV meds have similar side effects, symtoms like diarrhea or systemic like hypercholesterolemia,etc, can taking more than one mean these problems are more likely to happen and/or be more acute?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Generally many of the symptoms (some may be side effects from the drugs) seen in the setting of HIV treatment are helped if the regimen is potent enough to fully suppress HIV replication. Certainly there can be additive and overlapping Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


... What Is Diarrhea? Is Diarrhea Dangerous? What Causes Diarrhea? How Do I Know What Is Causing My Diarrhea? How Is Diarrhea Treated? Read more »
The Well Project


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


Posted by mobieorly123, 2 Replies
...Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »

Full Symtoms List for those STRESSED about HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies have ANY/MOST of these symptoms - you are almost positively ---- STRESSED - these are detailed Symptoms of STRESS - NOT HIV Hope the drum roll ending wasn't too bad for most of you but I truly hope you were reading through this PANICKING... Read more »

Bowel Issues (Sorry, not a nice topic)

Posted by Sprite1, 6 Replies
...the symptoms at least I've not had diarrhea" only to wake up early the next morning and going to the bathroom to have a very loose stool. My bathroom habits have changed though. I used to be regular, always one fairly large solid stool about six... Read more »