Is Vomiting A Symptom Of HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several different illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and if there is any chance that...
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Stocrin/Truvada..constant nausea/vomiting!!

Hi there..My girlfriend has been taking Stocrin/Truvada for 4 weeks now and still has constant nausea and vomiting.. mind you she has always had a delicate stomach.. So is the normal or should i see her doctor about changing her meds.. Also she only...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...your GF isn't doing so well on her HIV medications. Neither Stocrin nor Truvada are commonly associated with serious nausea or vomiting. Nevertheless, constant symptoms like these are unacceptable and unless a ready alternative explanation is... Read more »

Ongoing vomiting and dry heav

For years now I have been vomiting and dry heaving on a daily basis. I have been to a gastro dr. and he has tested me for everything. He also has tried medications but nothing has worked. He has given up and told me to get a second opinion. Has...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear Andy,I am sorry to hear about your symptoms. Vomiting and nausea can be among the most upsetting things to deal with. YOu do not mention if you are on anti-HIV meds, since some may Read more »

Food intolerance?weight loss/nausea/vomiting

Dear Keith,I have been HIV+ for 15 years and on medication for 10 years since my diagnosis. I have been on a a number of meds regimens but six years ago started to vomit after eating notably from rich foods (originally I thought this was a bug but...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I assume you have been evaluated for any swallowing (motilty) disorder, H pylori disease, gallbladder disease, milk or gluten enteropathy, thyroid disorders, diabetes as possible causes of chronic nausea or weight loss. Also an evaluation by a... Read more »

HIV symptoms

I became very ill last August. My symptoms included chronic vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, cold night sweats, and extreme fatigue. I went to the hospital and they tested me for mono and strep throat and both came back...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
A very high white blood cell count in adults is usually indicative of a bacterial infection, but NOT of HIV infection. Read more »
The Well Project

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 Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...correctly, cryptococcal meningitis can cause coma or death. Symptoms: Fever Headache Vision problems Confusion Nausea Vomiting Let your doctor know if you experience any of these symptoms. (Bacterial, not cryptococcal, meningitis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Most new drugs have been tested by comparing them to zidovudine. "Early treatment" with zidovudine was tested in people with no symptoms of HIV disease. The study showed no benefit to taking zidovudine. But zidovudine is used as part of... Read more »
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