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Can Pml Kill You

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Friend died from PML

Hello, One of my best friends..32 years old..just died on Sunday of PML. I never heard of this until he stated getting sick a month ago and now he is gone. He is the same age as me..and although I take much better care of myself then he did..I am so...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
PML is caused by a virus. It usually is a serious problem for HIV+ persons with a CD4 count < 200 often < 50. Your HIV specialist should be able to discusw with you whether that is something you should be concerned with. Neither oral yeast... Read more »

Friend died from PML

Hello, One of my best friends..32 years old..just died on Sunday of PML. I never heard of this... Read more »

PML of the brain (PML, 2009)

My best friend just started having seizures about 5 months ago, the first time, he was taken by... Read more »
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"If I Kill Myself at This Point, I'd Be Killing the Wrong Person": A Memoir

One cold and windy Sunday afternoon in March of 1970 as our cellblock was getting ready to go to the weekly movie, the Man came to my cell and said, "Salinas, the Deputy Warden wants to see you!" And immediately I knew that some bad news awaited me.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a... Read more »
Project Inform

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Fact Sheet

What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose PML? How Do You Treat PML? Potent Anti-HIV Therapy Cytosine Arabinoside (Ara-C) Experimental Treatments Commentary The Bottom Line PML is a rare AIDS-related condition of the brain, caused by the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Syringes for Sale

"Dirty needles kill. It's a fact that has driven one of the most successful public health initiatives in recent decades -- needle exchange. By turning in used needles for clean ones, drug addicts avoid getting infected with HIV and hepatitis C.... Read more »
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Courtney's Story of PML YouTube

Posted by corkeesdad
PML..What is it...Google it....Courtney's Story of PML

When PML claimed my daughter Courtney's life, I began my personal quest to raise Worldwide Awareness! I thought to myself, how can one person could possibly accomplish such a huge task? That's... Read more »

PML - HEARD OF IT ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My partner is dying from PML & I am looking to get in touch with others who may be in or have been in this horrible situation. Or if anyone knows of any PML support groups.

Thanks

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PML

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEED OPTIONS FOR TREATMENT PML HIV NEGATIVE PJM61559@AOL.COM

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PML

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know have any information on PML? Is is a death sentence? Read more »