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The Well Project

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

...AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Severe or long-lasting GI problems can lead to serious health problems and can prevent HIV drugs from entering the system and fighting HIV. It's best to report these symptoms to your health care provider to determine if they are a side effect of treatment or a symptom of...
Ask the Experts

hiv meds and kidney problems

I have been on meds for 5yrs. It has been changed going on three times now. The first time, I was on Reyataz, Norvir, and Truvada, but started having kidney stones every three months after three years of taking it. Then I was switched to Atripla,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...very small so the recommendation to switch to it is very reasonable (always use common sense and if having problems call your HIV doc). The warning about abacavir sound scary but it is a well tolerated drug in the majority of patients who are HLA... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and dental problems

Hello Dr. Reznik. I am a 5th year social work student and am currently doing a work term. Part of this work term requires that I do a policy analysis. I would like to propose an increase in dental coverage for HIV/AIDS patients. The current policy...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Dear Sue:Thank you for this inquiry as access to dental care for people living with HIV/AIDS is a most important issue! May I suggest that you begin your research by glancing at the Ryan White Title I grant narrative I Read more »

What types of problems mean HIV is now AIDS

My Daughter was diagnosed with HIV in 1994 while pregnant. At the time the doctor estimated she had only been infected 6 months due to symptoms she had in that time frame. She is very ashamed of it and tries very hard to hide it from everyone. ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Of all the problems you described, only the cervical cancer is an "AIDS-defining condition". Whether the blood in her stool will turn out to be part of an AIDS-defining illness remains to be determined. Read more »

AIDS/HIV and red blood cell problems

One of my dearest friends is a man who, because of his sexual behavior, is at great risk for AIDS. He recently has been treated by a hematologist for a red blood cell problem--his counts are way too high. The treatment (in addition to many tests)...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloAlthough your friend may be at risk for AIDS, the problem you're describing is not an HIV related condition. The condition you are describing is known as polycythemia or Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts Considering Whether to Shift HIV/AIDS Funding to Basic Health Problems, AP/Google.com Reports

... Some HIV/AIDS experts are considering whether it would be "wise" to shift some of the global funding for HIV/AIDS to basic health problems -- such as clean water, family planning or diarrhea -- facing developing countries, the AP/Google.com ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association of Co-Occurring Psychosocial Health Problems and Increased Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS Among Urban Men Who Have Sex With Men

...The extent to which MSM experience dangerous psychosocial health problems has often been measured by AIDS researchers as a means of explaining the distribution and consequences of HIV infection. In the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

... Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "prematur[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with aging, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report Says

...survey of 24,000 women in 10 countries found that women who suffer domestic abuse were twice as likely as other women to suffer health problems, including pain, dizziness, gynecological and mental health problems, which persist after the abuse... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm Read more »

Problems with HIV Science

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...author, a family practice physician in Washington, DC, reviews the evidence that has led him to the conclusion that the HIV=AIDS hypothesis is fundamentally flawed. Disagreement about HIV's role in causing AIDS has been curiously absent from... Read more »

Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs in later stages, is that Read more »

Several health problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have been diagnosed with Aids 2 years and a half. Since then many things have been going wrong, kidney stones,hip necrosis,skin problems,severe vertigo,etc. Read more »