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Hiv Medications Causing 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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chronic nausea and achyness caused by osteo-arthritis and possible side effects of truvada/isentris combo

My partner, 36y/o has osteo-arthritis and has constant nausea. It's daily. He has better days and worse but is quick to get quisey. He has been on truvada/isentris for several years. Is there ANYTHING he can do to control the nausea. Would...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Sorry to hear about your partner. There are many causes of nausea, some are related to medication side effects, other to medical problems or dietary issues. Unfortunately, I don't think you've told us enough... Read more »

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 »

HIV and nausea/ vomiting

Hi, i'm Kris. With the exception of one extended vacation, I have been on HART since my diagnosis 11 years ago. Three years ago I developed occasional nausea and vomiting. Two years ago attacked became more frequent. This year I've...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be crucial to define cause of the nausea (GI work up including motility studies, CNS imaging and evaluation, et cetera). In some cases we have placed a gastrostomy feeding tube into stomach/duodenum for meds and nutrition. Medical... Read more »

Which HAART regimens are least likely to cause nausea and vomiting?

Dr. Boyle,Which potent HAART regimens are least likely to cause nausea and vomiting as side effects? I know there can be variation among people, but are there some combinations of drugs that are effective in suppressing viral load, but kinder with...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
The antiretrovirals least likely to cause problems with nausea and vomiting include efavirenz regimens that include lamivudine (3TC) or emtricitabine (FTC) with either stavudine (d4T) or tenofovir. The protease inhibitors (except perhaps atazanavir)... 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 »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
I am really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

NAUSEA!!!

Posted by dj1979, 5 Replies
I posted this in the Treatment Forum, but I don't think many people check there, so I'm reposting it in Living with HIV.

I started on Combivir and Sustiva on Saturday, because my CD4 had fallen to 222. I feel nauseous all the time - just kind of... Read more »

Nausea and ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok quick question. I had a fever of 99.6 and i was feeling nauseous. Here is the thing. I only felt nauseous when I was actually eating. not during any other time. My appetite was nearly gone and i could not eat a lot at all. I would start to... Read more »