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Encephalopathy And Aids

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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 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 »

AIDS Dementia

Is AIDS-Related Dementia caused by the actual HIV Virus or a low CD4 cell count? How does it affect... Read more »
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The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...treatment educator at a local AIDS service organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline at 800-822-7422. Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal ... Read more »
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HIV JournalView

... Faye A, Le Chenadec J, Dollfus C, et al. Early versus deferred antiretroviral multidrug therapy in infants infected with HIV type 1 . Clin Infect Dis. December 1, 2004;39(11):1692-1698. Holmberg SD, Palella FJ Jr, Lichtenstein KA, Havlir... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...most died within 2 years. However, if people with PML start taking strong antiretroviral medications (ARVs) to control their HIV, they can survive much longer. Now only about half of people with HIV and PML die from PML. The "JC" virus causes... 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 »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital Syndrome is a set of symptoms (syndrome) that occurs 2-4 weeks after the exposure to the HIV retrovirus (hence the term retroviral), PROVIDED THAT YOU ARE INFECTED. Chances are that you are not. 2-4 weeks is... Read more »

More Bad News

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...most died within 2 years. However, if people with PML start taking strong antiretroviral medications (ARVs) to control their HIV, they can survive much longer. Now only about half of people with HIV and PML die from PML. The "JC" virus causes... Read more »

Starting meds soon, can he start now?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...his immune system, which is how, we believe, he contracted the PCP and his immune system reacted so quickly as he had tested HIV- just last October. I am HIV-. His doctor at the time he was diagnosed as HIV+ this past June, started him on... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments... Read more »