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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, and anus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or
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worried sick about HIV risk and symptoms

Dear Dr. Franscino,I am very worried about my potential exposure to HIV and worried that the symptoms I had suffered are a sign of ARS.On my way to a clinic in West Hollywood I had noticed I had a bleeding cuticle. I noticed the bleeding about 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can just call me Dr. Bob. Shaking hands with "a couple of gentlemen" at a West Hollywood clinic is not a risk for acquiring HIV, even if you had a bleeding cuticle! Would you freak out if you shook my hand. I, too am HIV positive and I shake... Read more »

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 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 »

Nausea with Combivir

I found out I was HIV + 3 months ago. My doctor put me on Combivir and Abacavir, but I was part of that 4% who have an adverse reaction to Abacavir. Anyway, I switched to Sustiva and so far that has been fine. My problem is with the Combivir. I...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...If you still have nausea after 3 months on combivir, it is time for a change. Ask for d4T and 3TC instead of combivir. This should be better. But make Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...vaccines, you could have pain, redness, and swelling where you got the shot. You might also briefly feel weakness, fatigue, or nausea. What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? All of the proposed AIDS vaccines use copies of parts of HIV to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...stomach, or with a meal. It can be difficult for some people with AIDS to eat when they're hungry. Drug side effects such as nausea, changes in the sense of taste, or tingling around the mouth also decrease appetite. Opportunistic infections in... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...properly. Symptoms of Liver Damage Symptoms of liver damage or liver disease include: Pain Enlarged liver Fatigue Nausea Dark urine Clay-colored stool Jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes) If you have these... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...heart attack include: Shortness of breath Heart palpitations (irregular beats) Increased heart rate Weakness Dizziness Nausea/vomiting Sweating Pain in the arms, left shoulder, neck, throat, jaw, or back As with men, women's most... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral thrush for over a year Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...combination therapies. Equally, throughout everything, sick or well, complementary therapies are a mainstay to address: diarrhea, nausea, neuropathy, irritated skin and rashes, wasting, fatigue, loss of appetite, immunosuppression and more, when... Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...food, vitamin supplements and complementary therapies. These have enabled assistance and improvement in many ways: diarrhea, nausea, neuropathy, irritated skin and rashes, wasting, fatigue, loss of appetite, immune suppression and successfully... Read more »