Treatment For Gastrointestinal Problems
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillHIV itself can cause gastrointestinal disease. I have a patient who had a very similar experience. Eventually, her symptoms did resolve after the re-initiation of HIV therapy. Three weeks may not be long enough to tell if restart of your original... Read more »
San Francisco General HospitalHelloThe upper gastrointestinal tract can be the source of many different problems for folks with HIV disease/AIDS. Most people with HIV disease usually suffer from upper GI problems at some point during their disease process. The major factor... Read more »
Grady Health SystemIt appears from what you have written that your previous problems with swallowing were a result of esophageal candidiasis. Unlike oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush) which is limited to the oral cavity, esophageal candidiasis is a more severe... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineMy experience with ritonavir is that people either seem to get diarrhea or flatulence. (In other words, you either suffer yourself, or you let everyone else suffer for you.) For some of my patients with the latter problem, simethicone (which is... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replieshi. kinda scared.. about to start treatment. My dr wants to use an induction/maintenance strategy starting with an intense four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThe problem is not ideas, but the organized efforts to practice bizarre medicine, telling people with a major illness to reject care entirely.
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Posted by AnonymousARE YOU HAVING PROBLEMS GETTING THE HEALTH CARE YOU NEED FROM YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN?
If you are a New Yorker and your health insurance plan has denied your request for or coverage of treatments, referrals or other health services, we want to... Read more »
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