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Managing Nausea And Hiv

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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 intestine, large intestine, rectum,
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Nausea

How important is it to eat just before going to bed while on HAART? Recently I have been having really bad nausea in the morning when I wake up. Would this be related?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Nausea in the AM can be due to a variety of conditions (HIV related, treatment related, and non-HIV related). In order to comment in a productive manner it is inmportant to know if there Read more »

Can HIV alone cause Nausea?

I had unprotected sex with a call girl and now has all signs of HIV after 5 weeks. Terribly worried. What bothers most are: a)Nausea: esp. around meal time; b) Dizzy: this is hand-in-hand with nausea. c) headache; d) Myalgia: neck and forearms; e)...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...The sypmtoms that you describe could certainly be caused by psychological issues related to anxiety and stress. HIV infection acutely usually presents in one of several ways (it doesn't sound like you have any of these): viral syndrome (fevers, Read more »

needle stick-and nausea with PEPmeds

I had a needle stick from +HIV pt at work. Now taking Epivir,Retrovir and Crixivan meds with terrible nausea, stomach cramping and fatigue as side effects. Any suggestions as to how to relieve any of these side effects?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist? If not, I would suggest you contact one. We generally do not use the Epivir-Norvir-Crixivan combination for PEP (or Read more »

right meds for HIV

Have a relative, the meds they are on are contrimoxazole & stalanev. what is the data on these 2 & also side effects to be aware of, & how they side effects can be managed? Thanks,Africa
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Contrimoxazole I believe is a sulfa antibiotic that is used to prevent a wide range of HIV/AIDS related infections. It is usually well tolerated. Stalanev is the combination of zidovudine + lamivudine (AZT + 3TC) that is Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
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Coping with Nausea

...Nausea is not a disease, but rather a symptom of some other problem. It is a common side effect of many drugs used to manage HIV disease. Nausea can also be caused by stress, headaches, spoiled foods, stomach viruses, unpleasant odors, eating or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir)

...called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs work by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tipranavir, to be coadministered with ritonavir, was approved by the FDA on June 22, 2005, for use... Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... Read more »

NAUSEA!!!

Posted by dj1979, 5 Replies
...I posted this in the Treatment Forum, but I don't think many people check there, so I'm reposting it in Living with HIV. I started on Combivir and Sustiva on Saturday, because my CD4 had fallen to 222. I feel nauseous all the time - just kind of Read more »

NAUSEA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what kind of nausea do you get from HIV ? and is nausea caused by worrying about stuff i.e HIV i was freaking big time with alot of stuff basically i thought everything Read more »

HIV or Syphillis??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...antibiotics finished Day 38 night fevers nausea, tingling fingertips reappear other symtons stay away. Day 47 give blood for HIV and Syphillis test Day 57 Both tests come back negative. Onwards to 7 months...remained ill too varying degrees... Read more »