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Can You Die From HIV Dementia

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Dying Husband with Lymphoma and Dementia; This may sound horrible, but I want him to die.

My husband is dying he was diagnosed at a very late stage Cd4 70s, viral load in the millions. My problem is unbeknown to me he had another wife in another state. She is negative and I am positive. This man literally did nothing to help himself in...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I am so very sorry to hear of what is happening to you, your husband, and the other wife. I hope that you are receiving some type of help (social worker, therapist, counselor, etc). It's a lot to handle.To answer your specific question, is it... Read more »

HIV Dementia

Dr. This is a very important issue for me-so I would greatly appreciate your total honesty. I was... Read more »

what is hiv dementia & what is hiv drug-related dementia & their symptoms

i am concerned that i have hiv-dementia. I have never yet read anything about its symptoms? How can... Read more »
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Potential Cause of HIV-Associated Dementia Revealed

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center appear to have solved the mystery of why some patients infected with HIV, who are using antiretroviral therapy and show no signs of AIDS, develop serious depression as well as profound problems... Read more »
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Body Positive Book Reading Club

Living and Dying in 4/4 Time By Paul Gallotta Upstart Press, ISBN# 0-9701274-8-0, $12.95 Paul Gallotta has written a book about the AIDS epidemic from the previously rarely examined perspective of the social worker. Originally a journalist... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Living With HIV, Dying in Denial

Despite the broad availability of HIV treatment in Canada, stigma, shame, and denial remain barriers to proper treatment and care, physicians and advocates say. People who know they have HIV and still do not seek treatment increase their risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: AIDS Activist David Pasquarelli Dies

AIDS activist David Pasquarelli, who challenged medical findings that HIV causes AIDS and opposed increased funding to fight the epidemic, died March 8 from complications of HIV. He was 36. After his 1995 diagnosis with HIV, he "committed his life... Read more »
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I have HIV Associated Dementia after 24 Years

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
Sorry friends for my earlier angy post, but a diagnosis that you are losing control of your emotions and your higher brain functions due to HIV is most distressing.

My HIV specialist and my AIDS neurologist at UCLA have both told me that the... Read more »

dementia - what are your experiences

Posted by cunta_stalwart, 2 Replies
lets talk about this late stage debilitating aspect of HIV

Can it be treated,
willl everybody get it
do the modern drugs help
early indicators.

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Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

I am a 32yr old GWM living with Hiv for the past eight years i
have tried the drugs with no success and then i went the natural
way and viral load has been... Read more »

Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »