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How Do I Know If I Have Gastrointestinal Problems

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gastrointestinal problems with ratonavir &Saquinavir

Dr Gallant, Is there anything you know of, that can be taken or done for the gastrointestinal problems caused from ratonavirand saquinavir combo.? I am refering to the stomach cramps and extreme flatulance. I am taking 3 phaysyme tablets a dayand I...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
My experience with ritonavir is that people either seem to get diarrhea or flatulence. (In other words, you either suffer yourself, or you let everyone else suffer for you.) For some of my patients with the latter problem, simethicone (which is... Read more »

Gastrointestinal problems

Dr. Wohl,Last July I took a treatment break after being on meds for two years. With stable t-cells... Read more »

upper gastrointestinal tract condition

Hello NP, I present a question that is worthy of your professional medical interpretation and... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Gastrointestinal Problems and HIV

Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms -- diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain -- are among the most common problems that affect people with HIV. These symptoms can be challenging to sort out, as they can occur as side effects of HIV therapy and due to GI... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Gas

Why do I have gas? What can I do about gas? Points to Remember For More Information Why do I have gas? Everyone has gas. Burping and "passing gas" is normal. But because it is embarrassing, many people believe they pass gas too often or... Read more »
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Forward: We Can Survive, If We All Know Our Status

AIDS is no longer a new problem. But it remains one of the greatest health problems in Black America. Although treatment breakthroughs over the last decade and a half have dramatically lowered AIDS deaths for the U.S. as a whole, Black Americans... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for a Woman's Body: What Every HIV-Positive Woman Should Know About the Care and Prevention of GYN Problems

Table of Contents Introduction How Often Should You Go? What to Expect in the Office Common GYN Problems How to Prepare for Your GYN Care Appointment: A Checklist and Questions for Your Provider Introduction For women living... Read more »
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GI PROBLEMS

Posted by Anonymous
Are GI problems associated with ARS symptoms?

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I know I know.. This question has been asked..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
but...

I had a low risk sexual encounter (protected vaginal intercourse, unprotected oral sex.. uhh she blew me).. thought I had gotten hiv.. blah blah blah took the test at 3 months (well 12 weeks) and they were negative. I know these results are... Read more »

mouth problems- simon or anyone ealse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
does anyone know what would constantly cause mouth sores other than hiv i have had these for 4 yrs they always come back in the same place i cant see them so i dont know what they look like and know i have some darker pink around the gumline the... Read more »

Joint pain and Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does any one know the correlation between pain in the joints and skin conditions such as subheroic dermititis to HIV. My contact was about a year ago (protected sex with an escort) and for the last 6 months I have had rashes and pain in the various... Read more »