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Neuropathy And Intestines

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+) develop problems that involve the nervoussystem. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations, andfeelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and spinal cord(central...
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Autofellatio Safe on Back & intestines?

Is autofellatio safe on your back can you damage back doing this & what about rest of insides like intestines & such I found out at around 6 that if I got the right position I could reach to do this. Was interested in girls early but turned...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Autofellatio, eh? Hmm . . . guess those yoga and stretching classes have really paid off! Many guys attempt this but most never manage to get even close to connecting, so I'm sure your post has induced some "penis envy" in our... Read more »

KS in stomach or intestines? Lots of gas.

Hello Doc,You guyz are doing great job. keep it up.Is it possible that KS can affect intestines or digestive system? Recently I am hearing a lot of sounds inside stomach like burping or gargling noise (no diarrhea though). It sounds funny but fact...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I wouldn't rush to give you a diagnosis of KS. Although KS can indeed involve the stomach and the intestines, it is unusual to have KS unless you have it also on your skin. First you need to find out if your are HIV positive. If you are HIV... Read more »

ND diag. intestinal candida...

My ND diagnosed intestinal candida 8 months ago, now HPV and possible cervical cancer. Have always used condoms but condom broke twice. Am I high risk for HIV? Also very healthy otherwise. Have responded well to ND protocal of probiotics,digestive...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I would certainly be concerned about the risk of HIV infection, as disseminated candida and severe HPV infection may be symptoms of a weakened immune system. As male to female transmission is fairly common and you do recall contacts where the... Read more »

Abnormal bowel function/ intestinal swelling

For the last year , I have had abnormal bowel function w/ elimination problems. My stools are narrow in diameter & very broken. My regular MD prescribed Flagyl & then referred me to a Digestive Disease Specialist. Should I start taking...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You may have a chronic intestinal infection, or you may have something else entirely, such as spastic colitis (also known as irritable bowel syndrome). There are a number of tests that can be done on stool samples to look for a source of infection... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »