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Getting Pml When You Have Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

... What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? Where Can I Get More Information? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a disease of the brain. "Leuco-" (or "leuko") means pale or white. Leucoencephalopathy is a disease of the white matter
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HIV AND PML

i am hiv positive and i discovered it two years back when i started suffering from certain neurological problems. During check up i found my CD4count to be 2 and PML in my brain. i started taking HAART combinatin and was hospitalized. after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...counsel this feckless ER doc so that he's not so careless (in both senses of the word) in the future.It is true that progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is not as commonly seen today as it was in the bad ol' days of the epidemic.... Read more »

hemophiliac coinfected, w/hepc,aids,and PML

My husband is a hemophiliac diagnosed in 1989 with hep.c and hiv...he contracted PML 24 months ago and began Haart therapy. He has cognitive and speech deficits now, and at his last appointment, we were told that his liver enzymes are up. Now he is...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...synthetic function, such as albumin and prothrombin. Hopefully his HIV medications will lead to improvement in his PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy) over time. As you probably know, this is a serious diagnosis. You will want to... Read more »

What can I do about PML

I have been diagnosed with PML. I know there is no treatment and adhering to HIV meds is critical. Is there anything else I can do? I am so scared.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.The absolutely best treatment for PML is CD4 cells-- hence getting on well chosen, well adhered-to HIV medications is the most important thing.It's worth mentioning that getting comprehensive HIV care is also important-- if... Read more »

pml-hiv+

dear experts,may I have information about the blindness caused by PML and HIV? what are the percentages of HIV+ people having PML?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...PML is a viral infection of the brain that is only seen in the setting of very advanced immune disease (CD4 count well below 100). Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...as: Neurosyhpilis Cyrptococcal Meningitis Toxoplasmosis (Toxo) Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Primary CNS lymphoma Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML) Some of these conditions may be treatable with drugs, therapy, or other medical... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...recovery. MAC during immune recovery may show unusual symptoms. Fact Sheet 514 has more information on MAC. Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML): See Fact Sheet 516 for a description of this viral brain infection. Immune... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Castleman's disease, or HHV8 MAC, or Mycobacterium avium complex PCP, or Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia PML, or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (caused by the JC virus) TB, or Mycobacterium tuberculosis How Is It... Read more »
Project Inform

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Fact Sheet

... What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose PML? How Do You Treat PML? Potent Anti-HIV Therapy Cytosine Arabinoside (Ara-C) Experimental Treatments Commentary The Bottom Line PML is a rare AIDS-related Read more »
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What is PML????

Posted by corkeesdad
... Ocala : FL : USA | Jun 25, 2010 2 0 Views: 200 You may be asking yourself what exactly it is. PML stands for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. The majority of the population carries the Polyomavirus JC, which is known as the JC... Read more »

PML...What is it???? Your new book trailer has b

Posted by corkeesdad
...Ocala : FL : USA | Jun 25, 2010 2 0 Views: 2114 You may be asking yourself what exactly it is. PML stands for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. The majority of the population carries the Polyomavirus JC, which is known as the JC... Read more »

What is PML???

Posted by corkeesdad
... Ocala : FL : USA | Jun 25, 2010 2 0 Views: 179 You may be asking yourself what exactly it is. PML stands for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. The majority of the population carries the Polyomavirus JC, which is known as the JC... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31, 1 Reply
...Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or... Read more »