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Hiv And Encephalitis

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Fatal HIV Encephalitis in HIV-Seronegative Patients

Doc, Just came across this link on CDC website, its only a few weeks old(http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/15/1/129.htm). This kind of stuff scares the you know what out of me. I have had super bad symptoms since my exposure to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The case report referenced is an extremely unusual one involving a woman with multiple medical problems (hypothyroidism, depression, chronic alcohol abuse) and psychosocial problems (jail inmate). The authors of the article discuss several... Read more »

Did HIV cause my viral encephalitis?

I was digonsed in aug of this yr with hiv,i was in the hospital because of a viral... Read more »

Telling my 2 kids, ages 11 and 5. I have HIV encephalitis

I told my eldest son I had HIV when he was 15. I was very ill at the time with HIV causing my brain... Read more »
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My Letter to HIV: A Letter From Veritee Reed Hall

Veritee Reed Hall Dear Vee's HIV I want to make it clear to you and all others that my virus for sure will die with me. I will never pass you on to anyone else. But until I die I live in a symbiotic relationship with you my virus in that you... Read more »
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The Kids Are All Right

From left: Lou, Sheena, Vee, Austin and Verna On a recent Spring day, a group of four young people gathered at an East Village institute for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth: Sheena and Vee (lesbians), Austin (a gay male), and... Read more »
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Updated, Annotated Preventive Vaccine Pipeline Table

Preventive HIV Vaccines Product Type Manufacturer Status Notes ALVAC vCP1521 Canarypox vector encoding: HIV-1 CRF01_AE env , clade B gag , the protease- encoding portion of the pol gene and a synthetic polypeptide... Read more »
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HIV+ and Encephalitis of the Brain

Posted by malias90, 1 Reply
I started meds 2 weeks ago (Truvada & Viramune) due to having 2 seizures since February 2005 and specifically abnormal spinal fluid (abundance of white blood cells), EEG irregularities (2nd seizure happened during EEG) and being HIV+. I have no... Read more »

concerned on many issues

Posted by malias90, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed with Encephalitis. I have no memory of childhood and forward. Has anyone or who you have known had HIV Encephalitis w/severe memory loss. A research group doing HIV and Neuropsychological and the effect HIV has on the brain, anyone... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE:
Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Claus Khnlein, Germany

English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the
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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 to get... Read more »