Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is Loose Stool An Early Sign Of HIV

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 »

Loose stool remedy?

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

skin rashes and loose stools

im on the combo of Truvada,Reyataz, Norvir can they cause a skin rash with pain and itching. and... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...sought medical care at the Emergency Department of the military medical centre because of these symptoms: abdominal pain loose stools a feeling of constantly needing to empty his bowels Lab tests of his blood did not reveal any... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...worried, a few days later i started having all sorts of symptoms nausea stomach cramps, fatigue, lost appetite, dropped like 8 lbs, loose stools and some what discolored(no diarrhea) also my lips were burning for about ten days, all of these... 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 »

Worried over nothing? I hope...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...with me as the bottom, ejaculaton inside my rectum. Somewhere between the first and second encounters I noticed I was having loose stools. Figured nothing of it until about the end of April. One day after work I ate some cereal and not long... Read more »