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How Does Hiv Affect Your Stomach

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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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HIV pos & breaking out with pimples on my back and stomach

I dont have problems with acne usually. I am breaking out with Painful pimples on my back and stomach. I am not taking any meds so it can't be side affects of treatment. My V/L is <5000, CD4 500 and I don't know what has caused it. It...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Many things can cause such a rash, including eczema, seborrhea, acne or other related conditions. One thing I also consider is a mild fungal skin infection. A combination steroid and antifungal cream may be a way to go here as a therapeutic trial,... Read more »

KS in stomach or intestines? Lots of gas.

Hello Doc,You guyz are doing great job. keep it up.Is it possible that KS can affect intestines or digestive system? Recently I am hearing a lot of sounds inside stomach like burping or gargling noise (no diarrhea though). It sounds funny but fact...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I wouldn't rush to give you a diagnosis of KS. Although KS can indeed involve the stomach and the intestines, it is unusual to have KS unless you have it also on your skin. First you need to find out if your are HIV positive. If you are HIV... Read more »

does hiv affect the uterus?

my girlfriend and i have been haveing sex with out a condom. i was diagnosed with hiv last year, she knows but now is afraid that it will eat up her uterus. is this something she has to be concerned about? and she also likes to give me oral, if she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,". . . eat up her utirus"???? Hmmm . . . no, this is not a legitimate worry; however, that doesn't mean your girlfriend doesn't have anything to worry about. You are HIV positive. Therefore, if you are having unprotected... Read more »

HIV test results affected by Hep vaccination? "I don't know"

I had unprotected sex in early to mid August. I had an HIV Elisa test done on September 6th and December 19th which came out negative. I also had an oraquick test done on January 17th which also came out negative. I was wondering if I am in the...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,Even with all the details you've provided, this really boils down to something simple: wait 3 months to get a HIV test. At 3 months the results are considered conclusive. Hepatitis vaccination has nothing to do with the... Read more »
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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always liver always hurts and is sore.

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Anti boitics- affect on the Window period-Hiv!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if the use of an anti biotic medicine will affect the window period after a possible exposure to Hiv! would it prolong the period for seroconversion to take place or or speed up the process of your body to generate anti bodies... Read more »