Ways To Treat Gastrointestinal Problems
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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 »
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 »
University of British ColumbiaI am sorry to hear about your problem.In general terms, it is important to make sure that specific causes of your diarrhea have been ruled out. This is accomplished with:1. Stool tests (looking for bacteria and parasites)2. Some X-rays (an... Read more »
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