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Hiv Infection And Nausea

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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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Can HIV alone cause Nausea?

I had unprotected sex with a call girl and now has all signs of HIV after 5 weeks. Terribly worried. What bothers most are: a)Nausea: esp. around meal time; b) Dizzy: this is hand-in-hand with nausea. c) headache; d) Myalgia: neck and forearms; e)...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The sypmtoms that you describe could certainly be caused by psychological issues related to anxiety and stress. HIV infection acutely usually presents in one of several ways (it doesn't sound like you have any of these): viral syndrome (fevers,... Read more »

Nausea, Diahrea, Pains

I am currently on Viramune and Truvada for HIV (for 18 months). I also take 60mg Cymbalta, 800 Asyclovir, and 30mg of Niphedipine. The last thre emonths I have had digestive track problems. Parasites that have been treated and haven't shown...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Viramune is usually well tolerated unless there are liver related problems. The tenofovir in Truvada sometimes can cause ongoing stomach complaints and diarrhea. I would say that the overall GI profile for Viramune + Truvada is pretty good. If you... Read more »

Treatment for nausea related to Cryptosporidium

I was diagnosed with Advanced HIV in February 2002. Since then I have dealt with PCP Pneumonia and other minor health issues. In August 2004 I was diagnosed with Cryptosporidium. Since then I have continuously had issues with constant nausea. I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Many people (including doctors) do not appreciate the misery associated with chronic nausea and its profound impact on quality of life. In the setting of nausea associated with HIV infection and its complications there are often strategies to help... Read more »

headaches and nausea.......HELP!

Hello, I have been poz for 15 years. I was infected by a hemophiliac in 85. I have AIDS...I'm on combivir and viracept...I'm so tired all the time I have no energy to do anything....I take 1-3 hour naps a day. I have headaches that just...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It sounds like you may have several things going on, the most important one a lack of communication with your MD. You may also be depressed and I would suggest that you see a psychiatrist about antidepressants, some of which help with pain. The... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what kind of nausea do you get from HIV ? and is nausea caused by worrying about stuff i.e HIV i was freaking big time with alot of stuff basically i thought everything gave me HIV Read more »

strong headache,a little nausea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thanks for your kindness reading my story and giving me your advice!
2 montsdays ago,I had one protected sex with one sexworker but unprotected oral sex on my penis! 40 days later,I suddenly got strong headache(stronger at night),feeling cold... Read more »

When will the swollen nodes appear after HIV infection?

Posted by esia501, 1 Reply
I've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »

An I infected Hiv ?

Posted by rileyocool, 2 Replies
Please help ! , hey guys aprox 3.5 months ago april25 2012 I had brief unprotected sex with a casual sex worker 1 min ,,, 3 days later I started to develope symptoms the first was a wave& tingling feeling in my body the second was a brainfog... Read more »