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Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections List of AIDS-Defining OIs from the Centers for Disease Control Introduction HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) infects the cells of your body's immune system. It then impairs how...
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tinnitis, nausea & constipation

as unlikely as these three symptoms seem to be linked together, they are. i'm constipated to all hell because of the bad diet i cant get out of due to the nausea. to overcome the nausea, i have to smoke a little bit of pot, which will then...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
The tinnitis and nausea can be linked and may be associated with an inner ear problem, medications, anxiety, depression or other problems. Your description of it is atypical, and your physician should evaluate these problems. Some patients do get... Read more »

Options for constipation relief/ "miracle med" not covered!!!

I have been on oxycodone for yrs & I have constipation issues & recently I was able to get a free trial of Resistor & it worked perfectly, nothing short of "miraculous". For the first time in a long time I had relief only to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Here is information regarding Relistor from their website--RELISTOR (methylnaltrexone bromide) is indicated for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in patients with advanced illness who are receiving palliative care, when response to... Read more »

Constipation and Gas! Yuck!

It seems that my worst problems are managing GI side effects. I've been terribly constipated, but when I try Metamucil, it gives me bad gas. Can you recommend a good regimen for helping to alleviate constipation that won't cause gas?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You may want to try Fibricon or oat bran tablets. A good self-help book with a good chapter on bowel health is Healing HIV by Jon Kaiser -- I recommend that you order it and see what works for you. Keith Henry, M.D.... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »
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