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Neurological problems

Jun 19, 2012

My brother has been diagnosed with HIV. It's affecting they way he thinks. He talks to himself constantly, fussing and arguing like he's talking to someone in his past. I know that he has HIV, but is there a medication that will help him neurological so he can live a somewhat normal life?

Response from Dr. Fawcett

Thanks for writing. The kind of behavior you describe is not typical for someone with HIV, but could be related to some other kind of disorder. I recommend that he get a mental health assessment to determine what is causing these symptoms which would, of course, guide any decisions about medication.


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