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Dealing With Encephalopathy When You Are Hiv Positive

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Hiv encephalopathy

I am a long term surivior 12 years with Hiv. I have been diagonosed with HIV encephalopathy. In 91' my doc. put me 10 mg. of dexadrine per day to help with my slowed cognitve functioning. Other than azt-which i am resistant to and getting one's vl...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV encephalopathy refers to the disease process that occurs in the brain as a result of the presence of HIV in the central nervous system. To the Read more »

Are there any Neuroplasticity studies for individuals with resolved Encephalopathy?

Dr Keith, My partner had encephalopathy now resolved for several years. It left him with left side... Read more »

HIV dementia & CNS infection

My niece has been estranged from my family for over 30 years and I decided to try to track her down... Read more »
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AIDS Defining Conditions

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic infections (OIs) that are considered... Read more »
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Testing HIV Positive -- Do I Have AIDS?

... I tested HIV positive. What does this mean? Does it mean I have AIDS? A positive HIV test result means that you are infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that causes AIDS Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...time. "Multifocal" means that it shows up in several places at the same time. Researchers estimate that about 6% of people with AIDS develop PML. Most cases of PML show up in people with CD4 cell counts below 100. The exact rate is hard to know... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...HIV. Also, the absence of symptoms does not necessarily indicate that you do not have it. However, according to the National AIDS Helpline (UK) up to 80% of people that get HIV DO have some of these symptoms. The symptoms are very similar to... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE: Infectious or Intoxication Diseases? Claus Khnlein, Germany English translation and English edit by Jrgen Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Please pardon this simple question but what do you think about infos available at sites like http://www.aidsrealitycheck.org, http://www.actupsf.com/, http://www.healaids.com/ or http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who Read more »