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Probiotics And Hiv

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A TRUE CURE?

HAVE ANY OF YOU HEARD ABOUT PROBIOTICS AND POSSIBLY THE RESULT OF CURING IT FOR GOOD? ANY LIGHT ON HE SUBJECT PLEASE? THANKS<
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Probiotics are neither a treatment, nor cure for HIV. BY Read more »

Side effects from Combivir

My partner is on 28 days of combivir after exposure to blood of a person whose HIV status is... Read more »

Diarrhea

Hi Nelson. i am on atripla for two years. CD4 count 500, viral load undetectable for the past two... Read more »
Articles
The Body

A "Cultured" Response to HIV: Probiotics in Yogurt Could Hold Keys to Optimal Gut Health in HIVers

...healthy bacteria in the gut, allowing "bad" bacteria and fungi to flourish there. Several recent studies have suggested that probiotics -- the "friendly bacteria" that turn milk into yogurt and also provide health benefits when eaten -- can help... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak: July 5, 2009

... Welcome to TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS video news show. We hope you find this a cool new way to stay up-to-date on the latest HIV/AIDS news. HIV/AIDS Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

...that calcium carbonate helps the most if your diarrhea is caused by Viracept (nelfinavir) or Kaletra (lopinavir+ritonavir). Probiotics: these are the "good bacteria" normally found in your gut. They usually need to be refrigerated, and may... Read more »
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VL decreasing w/out meds

Posted by mscaramelle, 1 Reply
...have a viral load decrease without being prescribed any medication. Has this happened to anyone before?? I decided to try the probiotics after reading alot of material and suspecting that the virus originates in the intestines (colon), not the... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...throat isn't sore and I was surprised. I went online to google.com to search and found out that kids get this and people with AIDS. This isn't able to be affected by antibiotic at all times cause it hides or something like that. I called my... Read more »

Diarrhea/HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I live in Los Angeles and has HIV since 1982, I've had diarrhea for three weeks and got on a vitamin supplement with herbs, probiotics,colon cleanser, vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidents and enzymes. My diarrhea went away in one and a half days and... Read more »

What next?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Recently tested positive. Not going on treatment yet as counts are high and load is low so far. Partner is positive too...but not as healthy and on meds. For me anything I can do to keep myself healthier? I am back at the gym and loosing the... Read more »