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Thrush Diarrhea Tired All The Time

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Some other products that are usually sold to treat constipation can also help with diarrhea. These products contain "soluble" fiber that adds bulk and absorbs water. This includes products like Metamucil, Citrucel, or other products that contain psyllium. 3. Alternative Therapies for Diarrhea: Acidophilus capsules (which contain helpful bacteria) can help restore normal digestion, especially when you are taking antibiotics. Some types of...
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i am so tired/diarrhea we spoke when you spoke in slo

/i was at the slo conf. last week i am going on a cruise oct21 i feel so tired have no hiv md in our area, made appoint with dr. tony mills can not see me untill oct 18 should i cancel cruise wbc 2.2 rbc 3.37 hgb 11.8 hct33.7 ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Canceling the cruise would certainly be disappointing at this late date, but going on the cruise and spending the whole time in bed or running to the loo might be even more frustrating. As I mentioned to you last week, I do think you need a... Read more »

Sick and tired of being tired

I have been HIV+ for 12 years I came off a drug vacation in March.My T-Cell count was 70 and Viral load 300,000. I was also sleeping about 80 of the day had no energy or strengh and body weight was dropping steadily. I went for 154 to 128lbs. in 18...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Eddie,It sounds like Trizivir is your first antiviral regimen and that it seems to be working fairly well so far. Your viral load went from 300,000 to 80, and your T-cell count jumped from 70 to 212. I'm not sure over what time frame this... Read more »

Diarrhea and oral thrush

Dear ExpertI am trying to understand what causes diarrhea in HIV positive patients? Is there any link between oral thrush and diarrhea? Wondering whether control of thrush solve diarrhea problems..I am currently living in Canada.Thanks a lot....
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I don't think there is a direct connection between thrush and diarrhea. However if you have thrush you may have a low CD4 count (under 200). And if so you might have an infection in your GI tract that is causing diarrhea. And sometimes these... Read more »

Tired of Diarrhea

I am a 54-yr old male who has been HIV+ since 2004. My CD4 is 608 and my viral load is undetectable due to Atripla. I have had diarrhea ever since I converted. I have changed hiv medications temporarily to see if my meds were the cause, but there...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Lactose or gluten sensitivity, fat malabsorption, unusual bacterial flora in gut, stress, occult cystic fibrosis, ongoing problems with tenofovir or other drugs, and many other factors can in some cases contribute for to what is often a frustrating... Read more »
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Thrush! I'm Scared.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In april 2005 I took some anti-biotics a friend gave me as a means to kill the cold that he gave me and my other roomate. In any case I was still going to school and work. I then met 3 guys in about a 2 week time period. We messed around but I... Read more »

No energy......tired all the time

Posted by funguy, 7 Replies
This is actually about dealing with my partner who is HIV+ as I am. He is fortunate in that after testing poz 4 yrs ago he is still not on meds. His last labs CD4 - 400+, VL 30,000...I think. The problem I am looking for some help with is he is... Read more »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? if one did it before they went to bed, would it be back... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently diagnosed with Thrush. My last possible exposure was 6 months ago. Can thrush show this early

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