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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.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...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 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 »

Intestinal gas/coated tongue HIV or something else?

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Chinese Farmers With HIV/AIDS Threatened With Tear Gas After Protest for Medical Files

...central government. They said they were dragged from the hospital by riot police and officials after being threatened with tear gas. The reported rough treatment highlights the Chinese government's lingering hesitance to fully acknowledge the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Papua New Guinea: Fears Gas Project Will Fuel AIDS Epidemic

... AIDS advocates in Papua New Guinea fear a planned multibillion-dollar gas project could spark new HIV infections over the next decade. The Exxon-Mobil venture, which is being partly funded by the Australian Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine,... Read more »
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Ritonavir (Norvir)

...the first few days to reduce side effects. What Are the Side Effects? The most serious side effects are nausea, vomiting, gas, and diarrhea. Some people also experience tingling or numbness around the mouth, or find that foods taste strange.... Read more »
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As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...after my results. I had diarrhea that last until 5 days and now havent had a bowl movement for two days but i have excessive gas. i can feel my stomach doing strange things but really not bad pain. Ive been depressed lately and very tired i... 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 »

gas

Posted by italiameri, 4 Replies
...GAS - Yes, I know - it s a subject some consider too silly to discuss and many of us simply accept as part of the package but man Read more »