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If Your Stomach Hurts Does That Mean You Have Hiv

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...(unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days, contains blood, or if you have a high fever or stomach pain you should contact your health care provider. Your health care provider should: Test your stool to see if you have a parasite, protozoa (microscopic organism), virus, or bacteria Check your blood for...
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hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or something is twisting it uncontrollablly. The pain is almost unbearable. I wake up soaked in sweat, hungry but my stomach feels full, when I do eat, it gives...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In the setting of HIV infection +/- treatment the differential diagnosis for severe recurrent abdominal pain is long and may involve HIV related or unrelated diseases. Common causes of recurren tabdominal pain include stomach ulcers, Read more »

HIV and stomach problems?

I have been HIV for about 2-3 years now. Latest lab is VL=undetecable while TCell count dropped from est. 800 to est. 600+. I am on Atripla and have been diagnosed with GAD as well as IBS. Lately, I have been suffering from a bad stomach condition...
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
...other things. You may need to follow up with a gastroenterologist. Yes, anyone with a CD4 count < 200 has AIDS by definition. HIV treatment can normally increased CD4 counts significantly even when the starting CD4 count is < 100. Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they are promiscuous and I don't believe I had any tears in my rectum or anus. However, 3- 4 days before this happened I had stomach problems and had to wipe my anus while on the toilet. I did this many times and by the time my stomach stopped... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they are promiscuous and I don't believe I had any tears in my rectum or anus. However, 3- 4 days before this happened I had stomach problems and had to wipe my anus while on the toilet. I did this many times and by the time my stomach stopped... Read more »
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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Increased lactic acid can lead to a rare but dangerous condition calledlactic acidosis. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain; feelingvery weak and tired; and shortness of breath. Be sure your health care provider is ordering... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...(diadanosine, ddI). Symptoms of Lactic Acidosis The symptoms of lactic acidosis include: Persistent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender... Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

...electrolytes Try not to eat high fat or greasy meals, especially fried foods Avoid fat substitutes like olestra If you have gas or stomach pains, try not to eat gas-forming foods like onions, beans, broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower Spicy... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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am i seroconverting??? petrified....

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
Someone please read and respond.... on the 14th of march sunday i had what would be called a low risk recieving oral sex from a dancer later noticed i had small cut on penis. That next tuesday I started getting lower stomach cramps followd by alot... 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 »

Nervous Wreck!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...been a feverish person. I have however had joint pain, swollen glands in my neck, dry rough tounge (whatever that means) bad stomach pains. and just a body that hurts all over. It feels like I have bruises that run up and down my body that I... Read more »

To anyone who's hurt living with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...This letter is written to anyone whos' been hurt living with hiv. Namely the obsessive or those whove been tramatized. Before you say goodbye, post here. If your hurt and need to vent - do Read more »