Can Hiv Cause Seizures
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University of Miami School of MedicineSeizures in persons with AIDS are usually caused by some complication like toxoplasmosis, meningitis, enecphalitis, CNS lymphoma or PML. However, there are also cases (like yourself) of people with HIV who have new onset seizures for which no other... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAssuming that no other ongoing illnesses or immunizations occurred, it appears that the drug could be the source of these changes. The mechanism of action of lamotrigine is not known. Given that skin rashes and other allergic/immunologic type... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsYou are right to think that a sudden and unexplained rise in your CD4 cell count is an important event that merits a search for reasonable explanations by you and your doctor. Though I admire your efforts to learn as much as possible about HIV and... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineTo my knowledge and from my experience none of the HIV drugs commonly used now has been linked to seizures other than in situations where there is a drug interaction with an HIV drug lowering the blood levels of an anti-seizure medication needed to... Read more »
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Posted by Carrie, 1 ReplyI'm starting to post more here, and hope I'm not bothering anyone by it. I'm just looking to get further educated.
Anyways, my 33 year old boyfriend is pos and I who am 27 are neg. We've been talking about having a baby (in another post) but another... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation
While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »
Posted by bradfordThe way we address HIV is cause for concern.
The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesdon't be a victim of greed , hiv doesn't cause aids and if you take those toxic drugs you will eventually die Read more »
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