How advanced is the disease - dementia?
Mar 14, 2000
My nephew lives in a 3rd world country and may not have the facilities available that you do here. He has had Aids for 6 years. He has symptoms of short-term memory loss, loses control of bodily functions and is unaware of it, erratic behaviour, mood swings and is constantly restless. We have have been told that his brain is (shrinking) causing excess fluid. What symptoms can we expect to see as the disease progresses and what is the life expectancy from this level. I will pass this information on to my sister who is unable to do research as we are.
Response from Mr. Shernoff
Actually I am not the best person to respond to this question as I am not a physician and you are in fact asking a very sophisticated and complex medical question. Please resubmit your question to the Body's medical expert so that you can get the the most comprehensive and accurate response. I apologize for not being qualified to answer you.
Michael Shernoff, MSW
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Getting Fingered Risks
- Licking Penis Scared I Have HIV
- Blood In Urine After Receptive Anal Sex With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Coated Tongue After Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Erectile Dysfunction After Receptive Anal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Muscle Ache After Unprotected Sex Without Ejaculation Sign Of HIV AIDS
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.