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Hiv Related Diarrhea

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Diarrhea - HIV- or GI-related?

My primary care physician is an ID Specialist. He wants me to see a GI specialist because he thinks my continued problem with diarrhea is GI-related and not HIV-related. I was diagnosed in 1991 and went on meds and was doing extremely well with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Treatment with effective HIV meds can certainly mask HIV-related neuropathy. Increase visceral fat in the setting of HIV infection (+/- treatment) is a complicated situation. Exercise, diet, Read more »

Chronic Diarrhea 21yrs

...HIV + no one looked for answers elsewhere it became HIV related diarrhea. The meds anti-diarrhea... Read more »

does it mean wen a person is HIV positive,there's no possibility of gaining weight

When a person is HIV positive,is there a possibility for the person to gain weight? What are the... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...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,... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

New diarrhea treatment available for sale as dietary supplement

...the gut, thus allowing stools to become more solid. Provir was studied in more than 1,000 people who either experienced HIV-related diarrhea or traveler's diarrhea. In these studies, Provir was found to be safe, well-tolerated, and to have no... Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

...G, Tomlinson G, Walmsley S, A. Steinhart H, Glazier RH. The effect of dairy product ingestion on human immunodeficiency virus-related diarrhea in a sample of predominantly gay men: A randomized, controlled, double-blind, crossover trial. Arch... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests... Read more »
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AIDS related diarrhea

Posted by Anonymous
... AIDS-related diarrhea? I am interested in learning more about its prevalence, causes and possible treatments. Any feedback is welcome. Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night sweats, extreme fatigue, the list goes on. I started seeing this guy and... Read more »

Green Stools??? TWICE!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I tested negative at 9 months and after traveling to latin america, I now have green stools after having diarreah a couple of days ago and took immodium!!! i am not sure if this could be related to hiv as I took my 9 Read more »

never-ending diarrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I haven't been in the bathroom all day long.. only once or twice each day- but it's diarrhea every time! Could this be HIV related??? Would HIV+ people get persistent diarrhea at 3 months? I'm not on any meds and my diet hasn't changed. Yes,... Read more »