The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Opportunistic InfectionsOpportunistic Infections
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

Mar 16, 2000

I have asked you many questions concerning PML before, and a month ago had a brain biopsy to finally get a diagnosis. You may remember I asked about the length of time for a JC virus test. Anyway I'm writing to tell you that so far all tests have come back neg. My slides are being sent to a neuro-aids specialist at UMDNJ-newark. They're thinking what ever it was, it cleared. Now if it was PML they don't know if it was the cidofovir, or the HAART cocktail. All they can say is "this could be one for the books". Hell of a way to get your 15 minutes of fame?

I just want you to know that you have been very helpful, and do a wonderful service here. By the way, my Dr. knows of you and was glad to hear I was asking you questions.

god bless

Response from Dr. Feinberg

Thank you so much for the follow-up and the good news, besides. I am glad to have been of some assistance to you.

update on case

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary



This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint