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Hiv Related Colitis

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Colitis, from HIV or from meds?

Hello Dr. Henry.I am Miguel, 26 years old, from Mxico. On february this year I began HIV treatment with a CD4 count of only 6 despite not showing any other symptoms of AIDS or HIV, just minor gut problems that I saw happend after taking whey protein...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Likely no easy answer. Some patients have gut problems from one of the drugs in Atripla but that is not common and generally not as you describe. HIV infection can cause a colitis or gut irritation as can a variety of AIDS-related infections... Read more »

Colitis and HIV

Being HIV + is colitis a common among us. HIV brings on colitis?... Read more »

Ulcerative Colitis & HIV and use of immunosuppresants

Unfortunately I suffer from both ulcerative colitis and HIV. The UC is my main issue. Without it,... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

How Common Are STDs? STD Prevention and Treatment Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Parasitic STDs STDs Transmitted by Other Means Sequellae of STDs (Possible Complications) STDs and HIV STDs Increase Risk for HIV How HIV Impacts... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Council on Foreign Relations Examines Politics of HIV Donor Support

An expert brief posted on the Council for Foreign Relation's website examines the "messy politics" of HIV donor support. Despite criticism, the author writes, the U.S. government is "by far the biggest supporter of both bilateral and multilateral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Treatment Strategy Could Reduce HIV-Related Deaths by 10 Million in 15 Years, UNAIDS Says

UNAIDS on Tuesday outlined a new strategy, called "Treatment 2.0," to simplify the provision of HIV treatment and improve global access to antiretrovirals (ARVs), Reuters reports. The agency says the plan could prevent up to 10 million AIDS-related... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reports Examine HIV/AIDS Cases Related to Assault, Sexual Violence; HIV/AIDS News Service Available in French

"The Right to Survive: Sexual Violence, Women and HIV/AIDS ," Rights and Democracy : The report calls on the right to reparations of victims of sexual violence during armed conflict, including access to treatment for people who have contracted HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

cmv colitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to have cmv colitis when first infected within 3 months or is this something that happens later in disease and not in the ars stage. Read more »

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is still dating but I really doubt if his partners are aware. I... Read more »

live-in relative with HIV/AIDS

Posted by qwerty, 4 Replies
i overheard a conversation from my lil brother concerning he might have hiv/aids; he is under 18 years old but i also heard in the conversation he's been sexually involved with other boys and men. he doesnt know i heard all this and now im... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm... Read more »