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What Stomach Problems With Ars

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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Loss of Appetite Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, andanus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food isdigested and nutrients absorbed...
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skin problems with ARS

are there any skin problems associated with ars. and how long after infection would they start appearing?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The most common skin problem seen with Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) is a reddish rash, flat to slightly raised, that can be limited or involve most of the body.... Read more »

stomach problems

what would cause your stomach to bleed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This site is for the exclusive discussion of side effects of HIV treatment. Which HIV medications and other meds are you taking and what is your general HIV condition in order to response to you question?... Read more »

stomach problems/ HIV ?

Hello,I wrote some time ago about about some stomach problem that are still going on.I'm an otherwise healthy guy who found out my HIV status in August of 1992. I've never been on meds and my t-cells have slowly fallen over the years with...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
From your brief history, it sounds like an acute event, such as an acute infectious gastroenteritis, is what was going on. It also sounds like they gave you a very good diagnostic workup without a cause. Most infectious causes for symptoms such as... Read more »

stomach problems

Hi- I have some questions about stomach problems I've been having for a little over a month now. I'm HIV positive for over 10years, tcells 325, viral load 300, and 21. I have never taken any meds, my doc thinks I still have time to wait. a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.It's tough to know precisely what's going on, on the basis of a quick note. Certainly sounds like something is not right-- this could be HIV related, or just a persistent gastrointestinal bug. There are other... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
Is it normal or even possible for the stomach pain and nausea that comes with intitial infection to last over 2 months? (I really wish i could get some one medically trained to answer this)

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Ars question

Posted by Vols99, 1 Reply
I'm going on 4 weeks past post exposure. I've had bad stomach pain and dizziness for 3 weeks. Also just above my right breast it feels hard. Not sure if lymph node. I read where stomach ulcers is a sign is acute symptoms. Could that be my stomach... Read more »

unusual length of ARS?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it unusual to have symtpoms of ARS for 1.5 months? (Steady stomach pain and nausea, dry mouth, ect.rash on cheeks of face)

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ARS symptoms don't linger

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
Izzabella posted thatt we now know that symptoms don't linger. Does that mean that they dont last for longer then a few weeks or that they do not keep coming back? I have stomach/bowel problems for 16 weeks now and what appears to be folliculitis. I... Read more »