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Is Excessive Gas A Sign Of Hiv

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HIV Meds and Excessive Gas

I have been geting excessive gas buildup in my bowl and passing more gas then is normal. I am on Travada and stocrin. Is this from the medication, if so can I take something for it? How could I find out if it is foods that may be causing this?Kind...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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No one really knows why, but flatulence has shown up in several HIV related studies (Viread, Raltegravir, and other meds). I have had that problem when starting medications. For me, it gets worse at night and it seems to go away by itself. I have... Read more »

Very excessive gas

I have been reading most all the questions relating to gas. I have had very excessive gas now for... Read more »

Can excessive gas be part of ARS?

Hi Dr. Bob,Two quick questions for you:1. Is excessive gas considered to be a symptom of ARS? Have... Read more »
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Thai NGOs Criticize Government Plan to Distribute Excess Antiretroviral Drugs to Other Countries

Thai health advocates have criticized a Ministry of Public Health plan to offer to neighboring countries excess generic antiretroviral drugs produced by the government, the Bangkok Post reports (Apiradee, Bangkok Post , 5/31). The health... Read more »
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Gas

Gas Other causes may include: Constipation Hepatitis Hormonal changes Indigestion Inhaling air while eating Inflammation of the stomachlining Irritable bowel syndrome Ulcers Besides beans, milk products andeggs, many... Read more »
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Hot Topics: Gas Issues; Aspirin and Ibuprofen Dangers; Skipping Doses; CD4 Percentage; and More

Hot Topics: Gas Issues; Aspirin and Ibuprofen Dangers; Skipping Doses; CD4 Percentage; and More February 25, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS ... Read more »
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No Excess Death Among HIV-Infected People -- as Long as CD4+ Cell Counts Are Kept Close to Normal

David Wohl, M.D. Life expectancy for people living with HIV has been steadily rising -- approaching, but not quite achieving, that of the uninfected population in most studies. But such data have been limited in that they have tended to look... Read more »
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Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
Well about a month in a half ago i was seeing this girl. We had sex about 5 times with a condom,oral sex for about 20 seconds with out, one time i guess you can say "i dipped myself" in her once for about 5 seconds.

II had a sore throat with a white... Read more »

sign of hiv? very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been with my bf for a little over two years and we have had unprotected sex. I now have a swollen throat and swollen lymph nodes in the neck that have lasted about nine months. I have also been having other problems such as frequent urination... Read more »

week 13 symptoms stop is that a sign. thanks riverprincess

Posted by dolly2012, 2 Replies
So at week 13 all my symptoms have stopped apart from i still have my swollen node, which has been there for 12/ 13 weeks what i no of. All my syptoms came one after another apart from i had headache, nausea and
diareeha together which lasted about... Read more »

Excessive Belching????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone out there heard of or experienced excessive belching following a risky sexual exposure??

I contracted chlamydia as a result of unprotected sex in April. The chlamydia was treated and cleared up. I tested out to 6 months for HIV(negative... Read more »