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Encephalopathy And Hiv

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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 »

Undetectability

My most recent numbers were CD4 460 and undetectable. I take Truvavda and Isentress. I have not... Read more »
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The Well Project

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 »
AIDSinfo

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 »
Project Inform

Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

...from the US HOPS study (1994-2006) that showed HAART and preventive therapies have greatly reduced and stabilized the rates of AIDS-defining opportunistic conditions (ADOCs). What may be alarming about the results is that some of these ADOCs are... 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 »

Good information on the board

Posted by Jackie_Blue, 2 Replies
...couple of things I would like to clear up. ARS/ARC are not the same things. There is a stage between initial infection and AIDS. It used to be called Aids Related Complex (ARC). It is now known as Symptomatic HIV Infection. I've reposted an... Read more »

After ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
So what happens after ARS? Aren't there other symptoms ongoing? I have read about lymph nodes being swollen, but what about other problems? Is there nothing? Or is there typically some sort of ongoing issue? Read more »

More Bad News

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
..."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 »