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aids dementia
Dec 19, 2012

About how long should the patient be on hiv medications before we can see some movement either way regarding aids dementia?

Response from Dr. Henry

Response to treatment in the setting of AIDS dementia is highly variable depending on how severe the dementia was, age, other concurrent conditions, effectiveness of particular regimen at penetrating into the brain and other factors. I have witnessed some spectacular prommptimprovements (sometimes somewhat unexpected) and other times have been disappointed with slow and/or minimal improvement. Most patients do get better. KH



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