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How To Treat Constipation And Hiv

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Depression and HIV

...cause loss of sexual desire and function, lack of appetite, headache, insomnia, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, and restlessness or anxiety. The tricyclics have more side effects than the SSRIs. They can also cause sedation, constipation, and erratic heart beat. Some health care providers also use psychostimulants , the drugs used to treat attention deficit disorder. A recent study showed that treatment with dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)...
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Anal fissure, hot tub and HIV

Hi there,My name is Damien and I recently went to a sauna. I stayed in the hot tub (which, by the way, is not hot at all and very small) for about 20 minutes and got out only to find out that people had sex there. I was told by a guy that he once...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Damien,Your HIV-acquisition risk from soaking in a "not hot at all" hot tub that had been spunked up by horned-up hotties before you got in is 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, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...squirts" and "trouser coughs." Rather, his pop-a-vein-in-your-forehead poopies would make Montezuma's Revenge seem like a case of constipation. And his "gas" was setting off sonic blasts so loud, I'm convinced he'll be getting fan mail from the... Read more »

How Many Options?

After 9 years of HIV infection, I'm obviously always thinking about when to start meds. I've had good numbers thus far--CD4 consistantly around 800 and low vl. I read all the articles about the benefits of starting meds earlier. I've not had...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...very unfortunate that your virus developed Sustiva resistance through no fault of your own. The constipation is probably not HIV related, some people get poor absorption and diarrhea.The main argument to start meds now would be to shut off the... Read more »

HIV and CMV (CMV)

Hi...My dad has been HIV+ for about 9 years now. He was diagnosed with ALL last year (which at this moment is currently in remission). He is currently taking maintence chemo pills and Atripla for his HIV. He was just told he has CMV. Is he in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Possible side effects include low red blood cells (anemia), low white blood cells, low platelets, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dry mouth, mouth sores, trouble sleeping, nervousness, depression,... Read more »
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Diarrhea

...Diarrhea? Diarrhea is an increase in the water content, frequency, and volume of bowel movements. It is frequent in people with HIV disease. Diarrhea can be a serious problem. Mild cases disappear within a few days. Severe cases can cause... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... If Boosted,* # ofDoses/Day: n/a Common Side Effects: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, headaches,fatigue, skin rash Serious Side Effects: Peripheral neuropathy,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS. I have just received yet another email from a Peter Dijkstra, in Africa, who says that he is a "Life Skills... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...multiply out of control. Candida can spread throughout the intestinal tract causing bloating, gas, food reactions and allergies, constipation, diarrhea and a host of digestive complaints. Candida can also spread to the vaginal area, the prostate,... Read more »