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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( 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
...patient's unusual laboratory findings and clinical course, the most likely being the acquisition of a particularly virulent HIV variant complicated by her chronic alcoholism. This case should not be any more alarming to you than reading about an... Read more »

I have convinced myself I am the next one, please help.

Dr.Bob, I read your response to another person question regarding the woman with the fatal hiv... 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 »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NINDS Neurological Complications of AIDS Information Page Among the most common neurological complications are: AIDS dementia complex, causing symptoms such as encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), behavioral changes, and a gradual decline in cognitive function; central nervous system... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation


...including retinitis (inflammation of the retina), pneumonia, colitis (inflammation of the large intestine), and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), in individuals with extremely weakened immune systems. Tuberculosis (TB): a... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Neurological Complications of AIDS Fact Sheet

...HIV-associated encephalopathy, occurs primarily in persons with more advanced HIV infection. Symptoms include encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), behavioral changes, and a gradual decline in cognitive function, including trouble with... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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HIV+ and Encephalitis of the Brain

Posted by malias90, 1 Reply
...past and my recall abilites have been severly affected. My doctors 'hope' is that the HIV meds will help with the encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) but there are no guarantees. My questions are...has anyone had nausea, headaches, numbing... Read more »

Maybe our symptoms aren't ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...days. In some people, particularly the elderly, children or people with weak immune systems, the virus can cause encephalitis (inflammation of the brain tissue), which can result in permanent neurological damage and, in rare cases, death.... Read more »


Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

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... Read more »