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Does Hiv Cause Brain Tumor And Loss Of Memory

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and
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fear of Brain tumor

i am living in africa, and HIV+ for the last 10 years and started ARV 6 years back ,now i am on tenovavir,neverapin andlamuvidine, currently i am noticing at the back of my head a darkening and feeling pain and also a feeling of losing balance...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Risk for HIV/AIDS related brain tumor related partlyu to CD4 count (decreased risk if CD4 count >> 200). Cerebellar or middle ear problem can cause balance problems Read more »

loss of memory

In AIDS i think i lossing my memory periodically .can u give any solution on it . i am engineer. i am on final stage . In aids some boi-chemical reaction takes in brain due to it or body is correct or faulse? tell immm.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...compartment than plasma replication so that certain HIV drugs that penetrate into the brain better may be prescribed in some settings. Loss of memory can be due to a wide range of factors so a good evaluation by a neurogist is often helpful. KH Read more »

Brain tumor, HIV status unknown

dear doctor, I am about 2 years over a brain tumor and have recently returned to work. My question is that if I do prove positive, will my employers know, and from your experience how long do brain tumor victims live after surgery if they are hiv...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Alot depends upon the type of brain tumor you had, the treatments which you received, and how well you responded to the treatments. If there is no evidence that your Read more »

I had a brain tumor. Do I now have HIV?

I have already suffered from a Brain Tumor and have recently wondered if there is anything more to it. I seem to have all the traits of an HIV + patient. I have the dangling sensation in my foot, I have the purple spots on my chest, and I have the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Dear PW:It is very natural for a patient who has had one serious illness (e.g. brain tumor) to ascribe new symptoms to either recurrent cancer or a new serious illness (e.g. HIV infection). Most patients will experience Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

... Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... 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 mean, Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV and Memory Loss

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
I'm curious how many of you -- 1. Have experienced easily forgetting things or have trouble learning new things 2. Have a hard time with math 3. Have trouble paying attention for a long period of time 4. Have trouble finding the right words... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »