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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

too many health problems cropping up

Hello there,I was diagnosed in February 2009 and have most likely been HIV+ for 3 years. My CD4 is 830, compared to 700 in February and viral load remains at 4000. I am not taking ARV medication. The past year however has been a catalogue of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nasal discharge, for instance, are suggestive of a sinus infection, not HIV. HIV can be associated with some rheumatological problems; however, your sciatica and right elbow pain are not suggestive of an HIV-related problem. Shingles, limited to... Read more »

mild health problems in asymptomatic individuals

I am a research scientist looking into nutritional needs of HIV positive individuals. I seek information from the people who actually see patients/address their concerns.I don't know if this is the appropriate place to ask my question but I have had...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Asymptomatic HIV positive patients may develop vitamin defficiencies, food allergies, diarrhea with no known pathogen, and many other problems. I would love to see someone research the use of diagnostic tests like the Spectracell micronutrient... Read more »

hiv

i have hiv. my cd4 is 240 and you think i have to take the treatment.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...antiretroviral medications is recommended for persons with CD4 count < 240 particularly important if you are having any HIV-related health problems. KH Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...improve health outcomes for Americans living with HIV/AIDS. Across the nation, we also need to prevent the spread of HIV and get people into treatment by expanding access to testing and comprehensive education programs. This report also... Read more »
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The Body

Thinning Bones a Growing Problem Among People With HIV; HIV and HIV Meds Appear to Be Culprits

...45 have osteoporosis. Moreover, women over 50 are most likely to develop osteoporosis. If this is the case for HIV-negative individuals -- who don't have the dual bone-loss risk factors of HIV itself and HIV meds to contend with -- then the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Problems With Access to HIV Information, Services for People With Disabilities in Africa

...accessing information on HIV/AIDS in Africa, where education campaigns and prevention efforts have "largely forgotten" such individuals. According to the Times , disabled individuals worldwide have problems accessing HIV prevention and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older People Have AIDS? About 29% of all... Read more »
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 »
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help for those who think they have "symptoms"

Posted by rock_on
...also, if i may add, i have recently become friends with a man who is hiv positive, and he says he had very little symptoms. some people dont even get them. Read more »

Several health problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a half. Since then many things have been going wrong, kidney stones,hip necrosis,skin problems,severe vertigo,etc. Do other people experoience the same situations? Just curious, is not easy to have so many things one after the ohter. Read more »

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 Read more »

Need help to understand this.

Posted by midwest4u, 4 Replies
...Help me unerstand this because I am confused. I have been HIV positive for almost 20 years now and I have never had as many health problems as some of thease people. I know that I am one of the lucky few who have never had any health problems do... Read more »