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Vomiting During Seroconversion

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vomiting

sorry to repeat the question I asked before, I did not get the answer I was looking for: the important fact is not why my friend might be vomiting, nor what action to take to cure or stop the vomiting, but what to do concerning the medicationI put...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...would miss a dose later in the refill cycle assuming adherence is100% so often preferable to get over the episode of nausea and vomiting versus trying to continue to take meds when there is alot of vomiting. An assessment for the cause of the... Read more »

Vomitting after dose of Atripla

I have been taking Atripla for a little over a month. I really have not experienced bad side... Read more »

Can You Get Hepatitis C From Vomit?

We went to the hospital to see a friend who has liver cancer caused by hep C last week. She vomited... Read more »
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Body Health Resources Foundation

Nausea & Vomiting

...anywhere between several days and a couple of weeks. Sometimes, however, nausea can linger or pop up at seemingly random times. Vomiting When nausea is really bad, it can cause you to vomit. Since almost all HIV meds are swallowed, vomiting... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Nausea and Vomiting

...feel like it. Try drinking supplemental drinks as an extra boost for both nutrients and fluids. If you experience recurrent vomiting, it will be very important to rebalance your electrolytes (see the suggestions in the " Diarrhea " section). ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...Combivir (Combination pill) 2 (150 mg lamivudine + 300 mg zidovudine: 1, 2x/day) No food restrictions. Anemia, nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, muscle aches, bone marrow toxicity,. Do not take with zidovudine, stavudine or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...(Amkin®): kidney and ear problems; taken as an injection. Azithromycin (Zithromax® , see Fact Sheet 530 ): nausea, headaches, vomiting, diarrhea; taken as capsules or intravenously. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro® or Ciloxan® , see Fact Sheet... Read more »
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vomit and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
2 weeks ago I was in a mosh pit with a guy and he vomited and a little bit got on my leg. I checked my leg and I saw no blood, but I had a little cut on my leg from 20 days ago that was not actively bleeding. Could I face risk of HIV? Read more »

Question about information from CDC

Posted by pozmarie, 4 Replies
I contacted the CDC in the U.S. and asked about the usual time frames between exposure to the HIV virus and the flu like feelings that accompany the seroconversion process. Well -- the lady on the phone read off to me from her cue card that " most... Read more »

How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
I have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our sexual encounter, and results were negative both... Read more »

symptoms stong enough to go the emergency room

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that some people have no symptoms at all and some may have symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room. Is there ANYONE in here that experienced symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room and what were they. Will anyone share? Read more »