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brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
in 96 i was diagnosed with pml because of ct scan and mir i lost ability of speech, walking, writing and bacically have blurred vision in 98 i had a spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have... Read more »

KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if KS lesions appear and disappear spontaneously? I noticed a red-purple mark(looks like little blood blisters) on my leg less than one/half inch. I noticed it about 4 1/2 years ago. It disappeared so I did't think anything of it... Read more »

HIV May Damage Brain Tissue

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Los Angeles Times Examines Research Surrounding Long-Term Effects of HIV on Brain Tissue

November 8, 2005

The Los Angeles Times on Monday examined research into the long-term effects of HIV on brain tissue (Brink, Los Angeles Times, 11/7). A study... Read more »

Convinced Infected but test negative almost 6 months

Posted by hope2012, 5 Replies
I had a high sex exposure this year, following that I started to have almost all severe ARS related symptoms: lesion on foreskin, night sweats, chills, itchy on scalps/over body, rashes, white tongue, hand numbness/arm stinging, weight loss, gum... Read more »

skin lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have the dreaded reddish-purplish mark on my arm. It is not raised-perfectly flat. About dime sized. When I push on it, you can see the blood leave the area and quickly return when pressure is released. I also notice that it gets deeper in... Read more »
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Depression + Brain Lesions + ?

Dear Doctor:My partner has had limb tremors for five years (and has been HIV+ for 20 years.)One year ago, thy detected lesions on his brain. He now loses balance, strength in his legs, is horribly confuded and anxious. He is extremely depressed...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe are consistent with the neurologic effects of HIV, which can cause loss of balance and decreased strength in the legs. When these symptoms occur by themselves, it is sometimes due to the effects of the virus on the spinal... Read more »

Brain Lesions

Dear Doc, Wondering if you could provide me with some information. First let me preface saying that if i've misposted this question to wrong category please feel free to foward it appropriately. That said a slight amount of background I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You don't mention which HIV drugs you are taking (this is the side effects of HIV treatment forum). The opportunistic infection forum on The Body is no longer active. A few HIV medications can cause some central nervous system side effects... Read more »

blindness and brain lesions

My relative has gone blind.He is HIV positive. We lost five months checking his eyes which are perfectly ok as checked by the top Opthalmologist. He has lost a lot of weight in the last year and is now about 125 pounds. On 23.March.2001 they checked...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The very first thing you need to do is to find an HIV specialist. Your relative has advanced HIV disease (AIDS) and needs teatment ASAP. Combination (3 or more drugs) therapy for HIV may well slow down or even halt the brain process (more below),... Read more »

blood to blood (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES) (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

If you're having unprotected sex and both of you bleed, can this cause HIV to form, or if you're both clean, will nothing happen?Sex ed never teaches you about how it forms....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Here we have another example of the consequences of abstinence-only sex education! Can there be any doubt we need to bring back science-based sex education?Questioner, HIV is a virus that is transmitted from one infected person to an... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Chinese Man's Illegal Blood Sales Have Caused 28 New HIV Cases; Clinic Director Says He Originally Tested Negative

Local officials in Dehui, China, investigating the case of an an HIV-positive man who made illegal blood sales at the city's Central Blood Bank between January 2003 and June 2004 announced on Wednesday that the man -- identified as Song -- sold his... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and the Brain: The Need for More Research and Boosting the Brain

When the AIDS pandemic first appeared in North America, doctors were puzzled by the sight of previously healthy young men who had inexplicably developed one or more life-threatening infections. They quickly established that these infections... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Wellness Series: HIV, Your HAART and You

Table of Contents CVD and HIV CVD and HAART CVD Screening Recommendations and Risk Prevention Models HIV, CVD, Prevention Strategies and You References From 1987 until 1995, the "dark ages" of HIV treatment, only five antiretroviral... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Immune System, HIV and Shrinking Brains

In the previous report , researchers in London, UK, found very little changes in the brains of medically stable HIV-positive men compared with those of HIV-negative men of similar age and educational background. However, the London team used a... Read more »