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Is Diarrhea A Sign Of AIDS

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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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Signs

I know you can't guarantee an answer but I have to ask. I am worried about HIV. I slept with someone almost 3 years ago unprotected, which I was dating. I am concerned that I might have it. However, I have shown no signs that are desribed...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
We generally don't answer the question, "Do I have HIV?" because we try to limit our answers to questions about choosing HIV treatments.That said, from time to time it's important to reassert that HIV infection can cause no... Read more »

Not sure if early signs hiv

On Sept. 22, 2002 had sex with a male that stated to me he was HIV- for sure, so I had unprotected anal sex with him, I inserted my penis only. It was brief, I'm not circumzied, and had no cuts or scrapes on my penis. A few days later I got a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,He told you he "was HIV- for sure." Hmmmmm . . . . Did he also want to sell you some swampland in Florida, or a used car that "for sure" was good as new? Let's face it. Guys like to have sex and will sometimes say almost... Read more »

extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The penetration lasted less than a minute since I was afraid of STDs. That evening, I returned to my apartment to find small red dots appearing on the head of my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.There is no way for me to tell you what could be causing your symptoms. Yoursymptoms can be due to numerous causes, and only your physician can tell youwhat is causing your symptoms. I am enclosing below a review of the... Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »
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diarrhea - sign of recent infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had a few encounters with other men over the past few months. Giving and getting fellatio without taking cum(although maybe precum) and kissing and having analingus performed on me. That is it, nothing else. Anyway, I have developed really... Read more »

Morning diarrhea and other issues.. a sign?

Posted by worried_dude, 2 Replies
Right, so here is what happened.

About 10 weeks back, whilst on holiday, I had sex with a sex worker. At the end of the session, I withdrew and was shocked to see that the condom had totally slipped off; it was inside the girl. I immediately washed... Read more »

AIDS related diarrhea

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS-related diarrhea? I am interested in learning more about its
prevalence, causes and possible treatments. Any feedback is
welcome. Thanks




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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »