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Std That Causes Sharp Pain On Left Side Of Stomach

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Sharp Stomache Pain from AZT

My doctor is starting me back on AZT. The only side-effect I have had from it in the past is a sharp unbearable stomache pain even though I always take it with food. And that is why I went off of AZT several years ago. I'm hoping this time...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
AZT certainly can cause GI side effects. The most commonly employed method of diminishing symptoms is to take AZT with food. I am not aware of a specific herb or medication that would be likely to diminish these symptoms, but trial and error might... Read more »

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... Read more »

Upper (left side, just under ribcage) stomach/abdominal "BURNING"?

Hello..I have been on meds for7 years now,...Trizivir & Sustiva only..but for the last year or... Read more »
The Well Project

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

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October 2000 Treatment Chronicles

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A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

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STD or no?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently found red spots on the top side of the head of my penis. I had sex without a condom for about 20 seconds with a girl and then pulled out. They do not bother me and are not oozing or big. Could they be from irritation caused by the... Read more »

Unknown STD - looking for other sufferers

Posted by smithsonian10
Hi all

I, like many many others from around the world, have been affected by what appears to be a mystery virus that attacks the immune system hard. It's been a year of hell and I take no solace in the knowledge that I am not alone with this.

Here's a... Read more »

oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Anyone got any ideas?

I've been suffering terrible stomach pains, indigestion, after eating anything with even the smallest amount of fat or oil in it.

Yesterday I had an endoscopy. Immediately afterwards the specialist who performed the examination... Read more »

Scared but 5 days left for results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently took a trip overseas and upon leaving realized how lucky I was to have my wife. And how shameful and guilty I had felt for seeing a transvestite streetwalker. While here it suddenly dawned on me that I could have extracted a disease... Read more »