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Common Brain Growths In Hiv Positive Males

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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...process of elimination. There are many factors other than HIV that can cause memory loss. Based on your test results, your specialist can diagnose certain conditions or problems that may be causing memory loss, such as depression, growths, fluid buildup or an injury. HIV-positive people with a weak immune system may also be at risk for opportunistic infections of the CNS such as: Neurosyhpilis Cyrptococcal Meningitis Toxoplasmosis (Toxo) ...
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Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...peripheral fat loss (lipoatrophy). Neither testosterone nor thiazolidinediones has led to significant improvement. Recombinant human growth hormone (rHGH) has demonstrated some improvement in two large clinical trials. However, this treatment is... Read more »

thrombocytopenia? please answer

Hello dr. bob, I want to start by saying looking through your archives has brought me some peace of mind, and you are a huge inspiration, but I cannot find anything in your forum on thrombocytopenia and I was wondering if you could assess my risk.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...don't, cigarettes will kill you in a very painful and undignified fashion. I watched my brother die from cigarette-induced lung and brain cancer. I urge you to quit immediately. Smoking is indeed something that should "extremely terrify"... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...magnetic couples conceive more safely.Good luck.Dr. BobCHILD SARING IN DISCORDANT COUPLES (PREGNANCYAND SPERM WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009) Oct 22, 2009I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF... Read more »

sharing

I am not homophobic. I share because I careI am quite appalled by the interpretation of homosexuality behavior. I know being a nurse we believe in evidence-based practice. Where is the scientific evidence for someone who is sexually attracted to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gee thanks! I'm sure glad I wasn't eating dinner. By the way, you do realize I'm a physician, don't you? And that I've been an HIV/AIDS specialist since the early 80s? Did it ever cross your mind I just may have even more experience in the field... Read more »
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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

... Table of Contents Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...temporary or a longer-lasting problem. With severe or long-lasting anemia, the lack of oxygen in the blood can damage the heart, brain, and other organs of the body. Very severe anemia may even cause death. At first anemia can be so mild that it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but others can be dangerous. For example, one brand of "Brain Wave Synchronizer" caused epileptic seizures. Be careful when you choose treatments for HIV disease. This fact... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine (centralnervous system) and the peripheral nerves (peripheral nervous system). Theperipheral... Read more »
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Teacher faked brain tumor! What if it were HIV?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...did you guys hear about this woman, a Pennsylvania teacher, who faked having a brain tumor to get off of work. she did it for ten years! and finally admitted to faking. that is such a shameful thing to do. i Read more »

HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...Gelbard's team discovered that it's Tat's effects on the ryanodine receptor that cause an "unfolded protein response" seen in the brains of HIV patients. Shape is everything for proteins, and they're nearly always useless or harmful when they are... Read more »

Here is a post I decided not to post

Posted by cunta_stalwart, 5 Replies
...home alone tonite, oh yes good fun jokes laughs and just as it was before except inside me was something else, dealing with HIV as a single person has got to be one of the most lonely things on this planet, Read more »

brain for sale.....

Posted by daisey6205, 1 Reply
...$100,000.00 and the woman's brain is $30,000.00." The patient could not help but ask, "Why such a large difference between, the male and the female brain?" The doctor replied, "the female brain is used." Read more »