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How To Prevent Vomiting When You Have Hiv

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Why am I vomitting?

My Partner has been sick with numerous issues the last 3 years(he is positive,not taking meds)One issue is Periodically he will start vommitting and can't stop and he is in allot of pain. Sometimes I take him to the emergency room and they...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You don't indicate where he is on the HIV spectrum. In other words does he have advanced disease with very lower CD4 counts (which would make him vulnerable to different kinds of opportunistic infections) or is he in good shape from an HIV... Read more »

Vomiting when hungry

Dr H,I am on Kaletra & Combivir with cd4 at 496 & vl undetectable. I have put on 35 pounds in year since on arv's so while I am bursting at the seams my friends all tell me how good & healthy I look.I have been experiencing a very...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients have persistent nausea/stomach problems from the AZT in Combivir or from Kaletra so a discussion of whether a switch from Combivir to perhaps Truvada or Epzicom and/or from Kaletra to alternative 3rd drug (such as efavirenz or... Read more »

PEP, vomiting, retaking meds

I have some questions please. I know its a lot, and your time and expertise would be greatly appreciated.I vomited 5 hours after taking PEP (Aspen Lamzid) due to drinking a soda containing 10mg of quinine. I was afraid the quinine would affect the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Worry not, it seems like you had very minimal risk exposures. The overall risk of HIV transmission from occupational injury is indeed about 1:300, but understand this includes folks who had very significant exposures, like... Read more »

Dog eats HIV vomit - what about me???

Can I contract HIV from the vomit on my dog's facial fur? I live near an HIV-related hospice while I was talking to a patient there my dog ate her vomit [on the snowbank outside] I didn't realize what my dog was doing until after it...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You are absolutely freaking out for nothing. There is absolutely no risk from what you're talking about.You can only get HIV when body fluid carrying HIV (e.g. blood, semen, breast milk, vaginal fluids) leaves a... Read more »
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vomit and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
2 weeks ago I was in a mosh pit with a guy and he vomited and a little bit got on my leg. I checked my leg and I saw no blood, but I had a little cut on my leg from 20 days ago that was not actively bleeding. Could I face risk of HIV? Read more »

HIV Prevention Job Oppotunities In LA

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Entry level HIV Prevention job opportunities in Los Angeles. Seeking energetic individuals for outreach workers and prevention case managers.

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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

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U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

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U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »