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Hiv-associated Myelopathy Symptoms

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vacuolar myelopathy?

Thank you for this site, it has saved my sanity on more than a few occasions. A friend of mine in Brasil has just been diagnosed with vacuolar myelopathy with peripheral neuropathy. I have been searching for information about possible treatments for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Since this is an HIV information site, I'm assuming your Brazilian friend has HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy. Right?I haven't seen anything recently written about methionine's use for peripheral neuropathy, nor am I aware of... Read more »

Myelopathy in HIV

The last answer I read on this subject was from August of 2005. I too have an undetectable VL and... Read more »

hiv myelopathy/myelitis

I see a Great Hiv DR. a Great Nerologist and a Urologist Also Pain Management DR. Resently had to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptoms Are Highly Prevalent Among HIV Outpatients and Associated With Poor Adherence and Unprotected Sexual Intercourse

Noting the scarcity of data on the prevalence and burden of pain and symptoms among HIV patients in the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART), the authors set out to measure symptom prevalence and determine associations with key variables:... Read more »
TheBody.com

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Metabolic Complications Associated With HIV Disease

Also see parts one , two and four . HIV treatment has shown remarkable results starting in 1995 by lowering the death rate, decreasing hospitalizations and lengthening people's lives. But around 1997, following the respite from the years of AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longitudinal Association of Alcohol Use With HIV Disease Progression and Psychological Health of Women With HIV

The association of alcohol consumption and depression, and their effects on HIV disease progression among women with HIV, were the subjects of the current study. The participants were 871 HIV-positive women recruited in four U.S. cities between 1993... Read more »
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HIV Associated Dementia Symptoms

Posted by ScotCharles
You can be somewhat functional and still have HAD.

Manifestations of Dementia

Early manifestations of dementia may include the following:

Decreased attention or concentration

Reduced speed of information processing

Psychomotor slowing

Impaired... Read more »

HIV Myelopathy

Posted by Monchhichi, 1 Reply
I just have a question...is there anyone here who has dealt with this form of myelopathy? I have done extensive research on it yet it doesn't quite answer the questions I have that someone who has dealt with it personally or through another. I am... Read more »

HIV Myelopathy

Posted by Monchhichi
I just have a question...is there anyone here who has dealt with this form of myelopathy? I have done extensive research on it yet it doesn't quite answer the questions I have that someone who has dealt with it personally or through another. I am... Read more »

MYELOPATHY/NEUROPATHY

Posted by Kipling, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed with Aids April 2000. I was very sick at
the time during the 8 and a 1/2 weeks I was hospitalized.
The virus attacked my spine and I am now living with a spinal disease called myelopathy which enables me to walk. I also developed... Read more »