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How To Prevent Nausea When You Have Hiv

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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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Nausea & Junk-Food

I have been on HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for a little over a week now, and I'm concerned about some side-effects I'm having. For several months I have been focusing on a relatively strict diet of only healthy foods, and for a few...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have not seen any real pattern that "junk=food" helps patients tolerated HIV meds better. I suspect that varies from person to person but most due well with healthy foods. The first weeks/months of many/most HIV meds is often very... Read more »

First week of treatment and having a 24 hours nausea

Hi Nelson, I just got recently tested with HIV and my CD4 is 240+ my doctor has given me 2 meds (Stocrin 600 and Ricovir EM). I am having heavy nausea that is really affecting my daily life. I have asked the doctor to give me a medication for the...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I am sorry about your nausea. In most cases, it gets better as time progresses. Dimenhydrinate has no effect on HIV drug blood levels.Here is information we posted at on how to manage it: <a... Read more »

fatigue and nausea

Hello, sorry english's not my mothertongue, it's french. I saw a prostitute 16 days ago. I had no penetration, but we did mutual stimulation. While she was masturbating me, she put her hand between her legs to check if she was wet. Indeed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

nausea, weak & slurring when talk

Today my friend had to leave work again b/c she was throwing up. When I spoke to her she sounded like her words were slurring. She stopped her "aids" medicine in Jan. but still is taking meds to prevent other illnesses. (she has decided...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Slurring words could be due to the effect of the HIV virus on the brain (AIDS Dementia), to neurological damage from an AIDS related complication such as toxoplasmosis, to stroke like effects of medications or other diseases, or to side effects of... Read more »
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Posted by dj1979, 5 Replies
I posted this in the Treatment Forum, but I don't think many people check there, so I'm reposting it in Living with HIV.

I started on Combivir and Sustiva on Saturday, because my CD4 had fallen to 222. I feel nauseous all the time - just kind of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what kind of nausea do you get from HIV ? and is nausea caused by worrying about stuff i.e HIV i was freaking big time with alot of stuff basically i thought everything gave me HIV Read more »

Nausea and ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok quick question. I had a fever of 99.6 and i was feeling nauseous. Here is the thing. I only felt nauseous when I was actually eating. not during any other time. My appetite was nearly gone and i could not eat a lot at all. I would start to... Read more »

strong headache,a little nausea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thanks for your kindness reading my story and giving me your advice!
2 montsdays ago,I had one protected sex with one sexworker but unprotected oral sex on my penis! 40 days later,I suddenly got strong headache(stronger at night),feeling cold... Read more »