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Stomach Cramps And Hiv

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Painful Stomach Cramps during exercise

I have recently started to exercise at my doctors request. When I do sit-ups I have horrible stomach cramps to the point it feels like a charlie horse. I am HIV positive 5 years virus is undetectable, cd4 count 550,liver test are normal. Meds -...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Cramps,Sounds like you should be avoiding sit-ups if that is the only thing that does it. Usually people have cramps when they over exercise or run on a full stomach. Make sure you don't eat within 2 hours of exercising and make sure you... Read more »

stomach cramps & diarrohea

dear dr bobI am a poz male presently not on any drugs. I have been suffering from acute stomach... Read more »

Stomach Cramps

Hi, I am on Videx, Viread and Kaletra. I suffer from severe stomach cramps. Also am fairly... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

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Gastrointestinal Problems and HIV

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Stomach noises

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am having an extremely increase in stomach noises. Could this be a symptom? Read more »

Upset Stomach

Posted by RL9141, 2 Replies
I've been on Truvada, Prezista, Norvir for about a year now. All is well except I have such stomach problems. Lately I have had chronic diarrhea, stomach pain, stomach gas, nausea. It sucks and anything I eat hurts my stomach. Is it truse that there... Read more »

I feel sick to my stomach and haven't eaten in day

Posted by jackiec, 2 Replies
i feel so sick to my stomach. i needed to write you all to get your advice. i know i sound pathetic. i had unprotected sex and then 3 days later my lymph nodes swelled up in my neck and it seemed like my throat hurt but it didn;t really seem like a... Read more »


Posted by worriedsickin, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest advise as I am sick with worry. I went to my local GP this morning and he diagnosed my rash as pityriasis rosea - is this an early and common symptom association with HIV infection? Read more »