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What Is Hiv Enteropathy

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HIV enteropathy treatment

I am 54 years old and have been HIV+ for over 20 years. Current regimine is norvir, lexiva, truvada. Viral load undectable, T cells 700+. Last couple of months have experienced daily diarrhea...never really had it before. Have had stool tests...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV enteropathy is unusual in the setting of good viral control and high CD4 cell counts. Gluten enteropathy, lactose intolerance, and abnormalities in bowel flora (latter often helped by use of active culture yogurt)and many other conditions can... Read more »

hiv enteropathy and celiac disease

Dr. Frascino, First, i want to say you have an awesome way of mixing harsh reality and humor!! It... Read more »

AIDS enteropathy

I've been HIV+ for 14 years. Past 3 years, my T-cell count has been 650+; viral load stays... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Bacterium Targets Untreated HIV-Positive People

Researchers are warning of an intestinal disease in sub-Saharan Africa that is affecting immune-compromised individuals, including mostly HIV-infected individuals who are not in treatment and children who are malnourished or infected with the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Gastrointestinal Problems and HIV

Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms -- diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain -- are among the most common problems that affect people with HIV. These symptoms can be challenging to sort out, as they can occur as side effects of HIV therapy and due to GI... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction Patients receiving palliative care for HIV disease have the potential for numerous drug interactions, given the complex drug regimens used to treat both early as well as advancing HIV disease. It is estimated that at any point, up to... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction Gastrointestinal (GI) and hepatobiliary symptoms are ubiquitous in HIV disease. It is estimated that up to 93% of patients will have significant GI symptoms at some point during the course of their HIV illness. 1 Further, as HIV... Read more »