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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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Chronic stomach pains

A family member was just diagnosed with HIV and has been complaining of severe stomach pains which lead to nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. My family member was told at a recent doctor's visit that there was a film covering their...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The range of conditions that can cause stomach symptoms (nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite is very broad so a full clinical and laboratory evaluation is needed. AIDS related infections (such as mycobacterial infections or esophageal infection),... Read more »

Severe stomach pain

I have been to he emergency room 3 times in the last 6 months- for severe stomach pain, nausea ,bloating followed by diarrhea. The pain is in the middle of my upper stomach, right under the middle of my breast bone. ( where it kind of "caves...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This site is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV therapy. If you are HIV infected on medications further details about your meds and HIV clinical status would be helpful in order to respond to your question.... Read more »

Stomach pains

Hello Joseph, I've been on Atripla for almost three months now. Before I was taking the Sustiva and Travuda for 5 months. About 3 months (say when I started using Atripla), I've been getting this sever stomach pains when ever I move my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your questions.Abdominal pain has been seen with the components of Atripla, mostly with the truvada part. It can occur in about 2-5% of patients, so it is rare. Most patients I have seen with it describe it as a "bloated"... Read more »

Can HIV infects through stomach if swallow ladies juice?

Dr,I once suck a secret place of a lady and she sucked me.But no inter course.If her juice from the secret place get in to my stomach through mouth can I get infected?After how many days can check and confirm whether it is possitive?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Suck the secret place of a lady?" Now that's poetic! Oral sex with a woman (cunnilingus) is considered a relatively low risk for acquiring HIV. Even if her "juice" did contain HIV, there are chemicals and acids in the... Read more »
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ARS STOMACH PAIN?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it normal or even possible for the stomach pain and nausea that comes with intitial infection to last over 2 months? (I really wish i could get some one medically trained to answer this)

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stomach feels horrible

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm have lots of symtoms but I'm still waiting to take my test again to know for sure. I keep having a achy feeling in my belly. It's weird I don't have a diahrea but I do have a ton of gas. Is this another possible symptom of being infected? I've... Read more »

Possible HIV infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
On 1/15/99 I had vaginal sex with a woman that I met at a bar. I used a condom but unfortunately it broke. Five days later I started to have headaches, queasy stomach, and pain in my upper groin area. My lymph glands in my neck are not swollen. My... Read more »

Stomach noises

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