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My Stomach Hurts Does That Mean I Have Hiv

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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 Loss of Appetite Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, andanus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food isdigested and nutrients absorbed...
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the left side of stomach hurts

me and my sister got in a fight a few days ago and she kicked me in the stomach several times with theses large boots and i have had problems with the left side of my stomach ever since i went to the hospital and they did ct scan on my abdominal...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
I am not sure if the heavy period has anything to do with the beating or not. However, you should be slowly feeling better from the bruising, and if you are not, you should go back in and let them expamine you again. With belly pain, it is hard to... Read more »

Does HIV mean my Anal HPV pain will be forever?

Hello. I'm a gay man who has anal warts. In order to treat them my doctor recommended surgery under anaesthetic. I had my first surgery about 12 months ago. I had a lot of pain for a few weeks, but after that it was fine. I had a recurrence...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Management of anal warts due to HPV infection can be challenging even in the HIV-negative population. HIV+ persons often have a more difficult time managing recurrent anal warts. Getting treated for the HIV with recovery of immune function may help... Read more »

Trust me symptoms don't mean hiv

Hey Dr. just wanted to say thank you for all you do for us. as far as all the worry warts out there, myself included, let me be the first to say that symptoms mean absolutely nothing. i have led a very promiscious lifestyle and to this day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Congratulations on dodging the HIV bullet. WOO-HOO!Symptoms do not equal HIV disease! As your case demonstrates, they can be, and often are, notoriously unreliable in distinguishing who is and is not HIV infected. I agree with your bottom line.... Read more »

CDC says anal warts and oral sex mean HIV. PLEASE HELP DR. BOB!

Dr Bob:Im a 24 year old gay man. Please help me with this situation! I am scared to death!My doctor recently diagnosed me with some anal warts. He told me that they are very common and that I should see a dermatologist to have them removed. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jake,Let me get this straight. The CDC hotline counselor told you:1.An HPV outbreak is most likely due to a compromised immune system?2.Because you had unprotected oral, you very likely have HIV?3.Warts may not have shown up until you became... Read more »
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To anyone who's hurt living with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This letter is written to anyone whos' been hurt living with hiv. Namely the obsessive or those whove been tramatized. Before you say goodbye, post here. If your hurt and need to vent - do it here. I will go down fighting for the hurt or... Read more »

i don't mean to sound like a dissident

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but my uncle had HIV and died of the drugs (enlarged his heart and liver and gave him stomach cancer) not AIDS

i have read a lot of stories about people who have lived long lives (while HIV+) while NOT on drugs

they seem to be more common than... Read more »

Upset Stomach

Posted by RL9141, 2 Replies
I've been on Truvada, Prezista, Norvir for about a year now. All is well except I have such stomach problems. Lately I have had chronic diarrhea, stomach pain, stomach gas, nausea. It sucks and anything I eat hurts my stomach. Is it truse that there... Read more »

I feel sick to my stomach and haven't eaten in day

Posted by jackiec, 2 Replies
i feel so sick to my stomach. i needed to write you all to get your advice. i know i sound pathetic. i had unprotected sex and then 3 days later my lymph nodes swelled up in my neck and it seemed like my throat hurt but it didn;t really seem like a... Read more »