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loose stools and losing my hair! help!

hi my name is laura and i am an indian woman from south africa i started arvs 3 months ago and i noticed that i have very loose stools the whole day whenever i have something to eat or even if it is just a cup of tea i an very worried i am taking...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Loose stools can be a side effect of Aluvia (Kaletra in US) and sometimes the tenofovir in Truvada. Many other causes of loose stools can be seen in the setting of HIV infection and in the general population as well so an evaluation is recommended... Read more »

Antibiotics, Sustiva, Truvada and loose stools

Hey!Haven't found anything about this elsewhere. I had a Nocardia pneumonia about a year ago... Read more »

Not Diarrhea...loose stool??

I have had AIDS since 1995, positive since 1986. I took no drugs for HIV until 1995. After... Read more »
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The Well Project

Diarrhea and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Taking Care of Yourself Diarrhea and HIV Diarrhea is one of the most common problems for people living with HIV(HIV+). It can affect as... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

What Is Diarrhea? Is Diarrhea Dangerous? What Causes Diarrhea? How Do I Know What Is Causing My Diarrhea? How Is Diarrhea Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Diarrhea? Diarrhea is an increase in the water content, frequency, and volume of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Diarrhea ... Again?

Let's face it. Diarrhea is not a glamorous subject to talk about. But it does occur, especially in HIV infection. It affects as many as 30-50 percent of HIV positive individuals at some point in time. Diarrhea is defined by the Centers for Disease... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

ACRIA Studies in Progress

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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 two years ago Read more »

Persistent loose stool for 2-3 weeks, ARS?

Posted by canadian1984, 1 Reply
I have to say, for the last month I have been stressing over this.

I would like to ask members who have seen seroconversion before; how common do you see someone experience loose stool for nearly a month? I thought it was these sugar alcohol cookies... 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 i am on antibiotics for what my doctor thinks is a infection that is... Read more »

neverending loose feces

Posted by jackass, 2 Replies
I can't understand why I'm having loose feces for 3 weeks?

I just can't put it in a shape!..

my mom had the same problem and her problem started the same day with me.. but hers lasted 2.5 weeks and my problem haven't stopped yet..

this worries me..


it's... Read more »