Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
August 17, 2019, 07:23:25 pm

Login with username, password and session length


Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 746830
  • Total Topics: 62530
  • Online Today: 303
  • Online Ever: 1421
  • (August 13, 2016, 05:18:44 am)
Users Online
Users: 1
Guests: 260
Total: 261

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: aspirin  (Read 360 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline em

  • Member
  • Posts: 438
aspirin
« on: June 26, 2019, 09:01:43 pm »
aspirin

I was asked a couple of times over the years what do you take for pain? I had said I prefer aspirin. then I was told by these medical professionals that aspirin thins the blood . it would be better with my HIV I should take ibuprofen or Tylenol.  I said I would stick with aspirin because of  my own preference and trust of it .    Does anyone else have a preference for pain relief?

I have had migraines since childhood and aspirin has been enough .  for about thirty years of HIV I still take aspirin. I had kidney stones and they gave me what they said was Aleve for pain. My urine turned red . I stopped taking it

for medication head aches and upset stomach  I take alka-seltzer it is for hangovers but works at least for me for head aches and upset stomach .  it has aspirin in it .
 
just curious what anyone else might have experienced and what they do .




thank you

Offline fabio

  • Member
  • Posts: 293
Re: aspirin
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2019, 10:44:46 pm »
For some reason pill aspirin makes me vomit after 20 minutes of taking it. So if I have a fever or my head hurts I take liquid paracetamol (the one children take with the cherry flavour 😂) it's the only pain relief that seems light to me and helps with the headaches or fever.

Offline joemutt

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,105
Re: aspirin
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2019, 03:13:12 am »
I have been taking aspirin as a blood thinner daily for the last 15 years after I had seizures twice. I take it together with my hiv meds. No influence on my CD4s.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2019, 03:29:11 am by joemutt »

Offline leatherman

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,625
  • Google and HIV meds are Your Friends
Re: aspirin
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2019, 07:00:57 am »
about 35 yrs ago I developed a serious allergy to aspirin and nearly died (same thing happened when I developed an allergy to pineapple a few yrs ago), so I take acetaminophen (whatever brand is cheap, there's no reason to pay more money for a fancy name like tylenol)

pepto-bismol also has aspirin in it, so i use Maalox for upset stomach
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


chart from 1992-2017
Tivicay/Prezcobix

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2019 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.