May 9, 2008
After 3 years of living together, my now husband got sick and I learned he had aids.(unprotected sex)He had known for years. Long story short, that was 15 years ago and we are married. He is healthy and living with aids but his whole personality is changing and he does not treat me very well.He has not been sick since 1996. Could med changes of HIV change his personality?
Response from Dr. Horwath
I'm sorry but your question is a bit unclear.
If you're asking whether HIV can change a person's personality, then the answer is yes. If someone develops advanced AIDS, this can cause problems with memory and other changes in thinking (eg. dementia) that can look like a personality change. However, it's difficult to say what is going on with your husband. If he's not treating you well, there are many possible explanations that may have nothing to do with HIV.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- How Likely Is It To Get AIDS From Sex With A Prostitute?
- Flu Symptoms After Anal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Vaginal Discharge After Oral Sex With No Protection Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Are Red Bumps All Over The Body A Sign Of An Std?
- Why It Still Burn After I Have Been Treated For An Std?
- Diarrhea Symptoms In Acute Hiv
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 TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.