AIDS Diarrhea & Other GI Complaints


Diagnosis

Pathophysiology

Treatment

  1. Difficult considering underlying defect, many are not easily eradicated and often reoccur
  2. Candida Esophagitis
  3. CMV: Ganciclovir 5 mg/kg q12h IV; foscarnet 90 mg/kg q12h IV in resistant
  4. Herpes: acyclovir
  5. Mycobacterium Avium-Intracellulare

Disposition

  1. Admit for severe dehydration
  2. Refer to ID/GI for f/u