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An_249437 posted:
My son is HIV positive and has been having severe nausa and vomiting. He can not keep anything down. This also happened about 4 weeks ago, but finally went away. He missed his meds for 4 days during this last bout but is now back on them. Does he need to go to the emergency room or wait till his appointment next Monday with his HIV doctor?
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georgiagail responded:
If he has been vomiting and cannot keep anything down (including liquids) he runs a great risk of dehydration. He should not wait until Monday to get this looked into medically. The ER would be able to get fluids into him via IV's as well as treat his nausea.


Can he at least keep liquids such as sports drinks down?

Gail


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