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gastrointestinal problems with ratonavir &Saquinavir

Dr Gallant, Is there anything you know of, that can be taken or done for the gastrointestinal problems caused from ratonavirand saquinavir combo.? I am refering to the stomach cramps and extreme flatulance. I am taking 3 phaysyme tablets a dayand I...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
My 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 »

Gastrointestinal problems

Dr. Wohl,Last July I took a treatment break after being on meds for two years. With stable t-cells... Read more »

upper gastrointestinal tract condition

Hello NP, I present a question that is worthy of your professional medical interpretation and... Read more »
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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 »

Homophobia and HIV Risk: What's Family Got to Do With It? Part One

Table of Contents Introduction Defining the Problem "Build Your Own World": The Role of LGBTQ Youth Institutions Familial Homophobia and HIV Risk: Connecting the Dots --> Introduction Defining the Problem "Build Your Own... Read more »
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What's New in Treatment Information?

Lopinavir Warning Abbott Laboratories, the developers of lopinavir (Kaletra, formally ABT-378), recently issued a warning about the possibility of developing pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) while on the drug. Less than one percent of the... Read more »
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What's New in Treatment Information?

Atazanavir: A New Protease Inhibitor Results from a study comparing two doses of atazanavir (BMS-232632, Zrivada) to nelfinavir were recently presented in Athens, Greece. Both drugs are protease inhibitors. The study enrolled 467 people with a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
over the last 2yrs. i had some unsafe sexual acts, my problem now is over the last year or so ive had this condition the doctor calls GLOSSITIS, ive had a cbc and an iron deficiency blood work done and everything comes back in normal ranges,also it... Read more »

whats goin on...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've got a problem and can't tell anyone hjust cuz it's akward, depending on the feedback i get here i am goign to tell my gf either way...

here's my problem, I'm no circumsized and I got this red mark on the head of my penis when i pull the skin... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
Are GI problems associated with ARS symptoms?

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What's the definition of open wound for HIV

Posted by sweetangel, 1 Reply
What's the definition of open wound when it comes to HIV transmission. Does it have to be bleeding? Or how recent to be considered open?

I had sex with my HIV + partner yesterday, He came on my chest but little did I realize that that previous night... Read more »