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How Long Do Gastrointestinal Problems Last

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Gastrointestinal problems

Dr. Wohl,Last July I took a treatment break after being on meds for two years. With stable t-cells of around 450 500 and an undetectable viral load, my doctor felt that because I started drugs while still seroconverting it would be okay to take a...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
HIV itself can cause gastrointestinal disease. I have a patient who had a very similar experience. Eventually, her symptoms did resolve after the re-initiation of HIV therapy. Three weeks may not be long enough to tell if restart of your original... Read more »

gastrointestinal problems with ratonavir &Saquinavir

Dr Gallant, Is there anything you know of, that can be taken or done for the gastrointestinal... 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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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "prematur[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with aging, the New York... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report Says

Women who suffer physical abuse from intimate partners -- the most common form of violence perpetrated against women worldwide -- experience serious health consequences, according to a report released on Thursday by the World Health Organization ,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Barriers to Drugs Could Worsen Guatemala's Long-Ignored AIDS Problem

A recent $8.4 million grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria is intended to help provide HIV medications in Guatemala, which has more AIDS orphans than any other Central American nation. Now, however, physicians in the country and... Read more »
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GI PROBLEMS

Posted by Anonymous
Are GI problems associated with ARS symptoms?

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how long did it take to seroconvert

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
For anyone who already tested +ve
I really need some help. My problem is that I've been exposed and having symptoms. Lost alot of weight, coated tongue, body pains, and just feeling awful all day. I've been posting in the forum and found that most of... Read more »

Please Read (how long to seroconvert)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please forgive me for using this forum prematurely, but I really need some help. My problem is that I've been exposed and having symptoms. Lost alot of weight, coated tongue, body pains, and just feeling awful all day. I've been posting on the "Am i... Read more »

problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a is there anyone else who is having problems with there liver count? I had to have a liver biopsy done on April 2 1999 and I got the results back with some inflammation in my liver and if my liver count keeps going up I my have to have a... Read more »