|Should I consult a neurologist
Dec 1, 2006
Around 10/03 i was hospitalized with a very high tempature and dehydrated. They started saline drip and O2 and symptoms like a cold . From there it became worse. My temp did not go down and progessed to dimensia and halusanations. They then told my family i had PCP and tested positive for HIV, then was told the pcp infection went to my brain and had an infection there. I almost passed 3 times. I wighed 165 and when i got out i was 114. I could not walk and was in a wheel chair but only by the grace of God and his blessings i would not be here today and very healthy. Last test i am undetectable!!!! But one thing that i need your help answering. Remember i told you i could not walk. Well from wheel chair to walker to cane sometimes. It hit my left leg. I haven a considerable limp and the problem is with my balance. I would love to be able to run again or at least walk fast (LOL). Thanx for your time.....
| Response from Dr. Frascino
I'm delighted you are recovering form your bout of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and your HIV/AIDS is responding to treatment.
Regarding your limp, I cannot evaluate this over the Internet. Check with your HIV specialist. A consultation with a neurologist may well be warranted.
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