Effect On Brain Of A Hiv Infected Person
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University of British ColumbiaIt could be a number of things. It is true that HIV affects the brain and can cause changes in thinking and personality. Some of the infections that complicate HIV (such as toxoplasmosis and syphilis as examples) can do the same thing. But quite... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolPrednisone will indeed shrink most lymph nodes. HOWEVER, I would not recommend taking prednisone in order to shrink lymph nodes. Prednisone is most often used to suppress/regulate the immune system (e.g. asthma, poison ivy, pneumocystis... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiYou are on the right course of treatment to prevent HIV transmission and getting HIV from a bite carries a very small risk. Especially less so if he is on medication and his viral load is undetectable. HIV is not present in saliva, so he would... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The CDC has been closely monitoring confirmed HIV-positive needle stick exposures for many years, and the statistics you stated appear to be holding steady. Chances of seroconverting from a significant needlestick from a confirmed HIV-positive... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharlesLink below to copies of MRI brain scans of HIV+ people
Scans show how HIV attacks brain
HIV, which attacks the body's natural defences, also damages the brain, three dimensional medical scans... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 6 RepliesMy neurologist at UCLA, Dr. Elyse Singer, has been warning since the mid 1990's that HIV's effect on the brain and nervous systems was a ticking timebomb. The meds never completely eradicate the virus from the body and never effectively cross the... Read more »
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Posted by tnk, 1 ReplyHello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....
My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..
What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »
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