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Is Loose Stool A Symptom Of HIV

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Loose stools, not on meds!

Dear Doctor Frascino,I was infected with HIV in December `08 and diagnosed in March `09. I currently have CD4 of 729, and a VL which has dropped form over 10,000 to 1,400. According to `resistance tests` , i have a virus which is resistant to most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...already resistant to one or even many HIV medications, making treatment much more difficult.I cannot diagnose the cause of your loose stools over the Internet. Could it be related to HIV? Yes, it's possible. Could it be some other type of... Read more »

UNDETECTABLE BUT LOOSE STOOLS AND ENLARGED LIVER

Ive been on atripla for about a year and a half, and now that i think of it i've had diarrea and/or... Read more »

Loose stool remedy?

I have 5 to 6 bowel movements with loose stool per day since starting treatment... Read more »
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Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...receiving, anal sex in early Steptember 2010. A few weeks later my body started going crazy. I kept getting diarrhea or having loose stool. I went to pcp and tested for everything (STD) and was negative for everything. Fast forward to November... Read more »

loose stools and nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ok so here we go.......i have had loose stools now for about 2 weeks, they have not been completly runny, more like pieces (sorry i know thats alot maybe too much info) and Read more »

loose stools

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can hiv cause loose stools im very nervous about it , the only unprotected sex i had was oral performed on me . i had unprotected sex for vaginal like Read more »

Just dont know

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
...after an encounter I have had the following abnormalities: Chronic red eye Loose stools Thats about it...never had any ARS after window period, no fevers, no swollen lymphs, did not get flu like symptoms in general Read more »