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Hiv Esophagus

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The Well Project

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

...counter or prescription drugs may also be used to relieve gas. Heartburn (acid reflux) causes a burning sensation in your chest. It has nothing to do with your heart! It can happen when your stomach acid backs up into your esophagus. Try to stop eating certain foods to avoid heartburn: Spicy or fatty foods Alcohol Caffeine Citrus juices (orange, grapefruit, lemon, and tomato) If symptoms do not go away you should see your health care...
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burping is side effect

hello doc, i have my last cd4 count report it is 515 and befor 3 months it was 284 drop by 72 from the previous report.i am on art given by indian goverment hospitals. Now the problem i am facing from the past 5 to 6 months is of burping, sometimes...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Burping can be due to a variety of stomach/esophagus problems sometimes related to HIV treatment but most often due to other factors (such as H pylori infection of the stomach, air swallowing, smoking, carbonated Read more »


Firstly, I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum for this question. I have limited side effects from my medicine other then injection site reactions from Fuzeon. I have had to undergo 24 dilations for a stricture in my esophagus. It keeps closing...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Stricture of the esophagus often from chronic reflux esphagitis is often difficult to manage and recurrent. It occurs in the HIV- population as well. It Read more »

candida esophagus

I recently went to the doctor and found out I had candida esophagus.I was told It is from the hiv virus.I was so scared that I did not let him do a hiv test. I have been married for 16 years and I have only slept with my husband and he has only...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...normal immune systems, so I suspect your immune system has been damaged by something, and the possibilities certainly include HIV. If you do have HIV, you won't do yourself any good by worrying about it -- get tested, there is no substitute for... Read more »

tonsillitis and hiv

Hello doctor. Is tonsillitis and difficulty swallowing for 3 months a common condition shortly(2 months) after HIV infection? I was treated for tonsillitis and given a big injection of benicillin that did absolutely nothing for my difficulty...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...tonsillitis. This may be due to oral or esophageal candidiasis (thrush), or to other diseases that affect the back of the throat and esophagus in HIV+s. It is possible to have HIV-related symptoms 2 months after being infected, so get tested if... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...considered AIDS-defining illnesses would include, but are not limited to: Candidiasis of the mouth, vagina, trachea, lungs or esophagus Invasive cervical cancer Kaposi's Sarcoma PCP pneumonia Tuberculosis Wasting 7 Remember, these diseases... Read more »
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HIV + from breast secretions on penis?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know of any cases of HIV transmission from breast secretions making contact with a male penis? Read more »

ongoing symptoms

Posted by hopfullindy, 2 Replies
...exposure and have just recently been told that I have herpes. I have on going symptoms such as vaginal yeast infection, yeast in my esophagus, and I have now lost 15 lbs. I just sent out an at home test and should be able to call for results on... Read more »

Breast secretions on penis, any reported cases?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...give the hand job. Does anyone know if there are any reported cases of transmission this way? I know that breast milk can carry HIV but I do not believe that this was breast milk. I had a mild sore throat that began the day after and just... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...saliva's benefits become reduced when semen is added in large enough amounts. Transmission of HIV can occur in the gums, tongue, esophagus, or tonsils, said the researchers, who now trying to develop a gel to prevent the sexual transmission of... Read more »