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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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Does reflux Esophagitis means HIV +?

HI DrDoes reflux Esophagitis means HIV +? i had an endoscopy done and have been diagnosed with it. i have had risky exposures all protected though. wondering if refulx esophagitis means hiv or hiv induced esophagitis is called Candida esophagits....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello D Guy,Reflux esophagitis is not directly related to HIV disease.Candida esophagitis (a totally different condition caused by a fungal overgrowth) can be associated with HIV/AIDS in some cases. A biopsy will not determine if your problem is HIV... Read more »

Acid Reflux/IBS

Hi. I am back on meds after a few years. After 1 month of meds I am undetectable and my T Cells are at 146. I am taking Combivir 2x daily, Viread 300mg 1x daily and SMZ/TMP Double Str Tab. 1x every other day. My doc is excitied with the progress...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am glad that your medications are working...now go to a gastro!!!There is a need to make a specific etiologic diagnosis (i.e. What is causing your symptoms?) before going any further. For the sake of argument, it could be that you simply have a... Read more »

Acid reflux and oral sex

Hi Dr. Bob,I've been reading your column for years now and have always found it extremely helpful and reassuring. I was wondering about the risk of HIV transmission for insertive oral sex on a man, with ejaculation. I do know that the risk is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello S,I know you've been trying to get this question answered for quite some time. (Yes, I really do read every question that comes into my inbox, even though I can only respond personally to a small percentage of them.) Certainly if your... Read more »

anxiety or panic disorder and hiv / aids

I have deleloped a fear of taking meds due to panic attacks and overal anxiety, been doing better but will be starting a new regime in january even the meds i have taken before i'm afraid to take sometimes i feel like i can't breath but...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
It sounds like you are experiencing panic attacks, which can be effectively treated. The problem is not the regimen that you are taking, but the panic attacks themselves, which can occur spontaneously and without any specific anxiety-provoking... Read more »
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World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

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World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

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"The Bell is Ringing" is a grassroots initiative of concerned individuals, who decided to mobilize communities and individuals from around the world to join a united effort to raise awareness to... Read more »

So terry D what does cause AIDS?

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You seem to think you know so much then what does cause AIDS if its not HIV?

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How does AIDS present?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When one transitions from HIV to actual AIDS,how does AIDS present itself initially? Does someone who is HIV+ go to AIDS with symptoms or this there is a middlestage?

Please help...

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