Hiv Causes Meningitis

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Cryptococcal Meningitis

... What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? How Is Meningitis Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment? Can Meningitis Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? Cryptococcus is a fungus. It is very common in the soil. It can get into your
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AZT - Meningitis ?

T cells 500 ( was almost 800) viral load undectable. ( Was dectable until med switched in May.He is 38 anglo male was on his death bed in 1996 with only 49 tcells and fungus in his lungs and had chemo. These are my partners numbers.The reason for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...particularly since his viral load appears to have remained undetectable after the switch to Truvada. HIV generally doesn't cause a meningitis, but can certainly cause the related syndrome, encephalitis (encephalopathy).His spinal fluid analysis... Read more »

meningitis to hiv

Dear Dr. Horwath:My question is the relation with HIV and Meningitis. I had a fiance who passed 2 years ago from hiv/aids. the truth about how shw contracted the virus was never clearly given other than she had contracted meningitis 5 years...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Cryptococcal meningitis is a specific type of fungal meningitis that is common in people with AIDS, and is caused by the weakening of the immune systems Read more »

HHV-6 and HIV

Is there more than one strain of HH6 and what if any is its relationship to HIV ?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...illness that causes fever and rash in young children. It is a rare cause of more severe disease in children and adults, including meningitis, brain infection, pneumonia, and heptatitis. There are two subtypes of HHV-6, and although not much is... Read more »

lymph nodes and bacterial meningitis

Recently I was hospitalized with cryptococcus meningitis I did my treatments with ampho B. I had swollen lymph nodes on my jaw line thta was filled with yeast. Now it is swollen and sore again, what is this? I am AIDS+ 11-12yrs.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Swollen lymph glands in the setting of AIDS can be due to a wide variety of conditions from infections to immune reconstitution after starting effective HIV therapy. Your HIV provider is the best person to assess the likely cause and recommend... Read more »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

... Introduction How Can I Tell if I Have Cryptococcal Meningitis? How to Treat It? Mild Cryptococcal Meningitis Moderate to Severe Cryptococcal Meningitis Other Treatments Other Complications Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the patients developed AIDS and died, and at least one of the other patients has developed AIDS. Five of the patients had no HIV risk factors other than multiple visits to the dentist for invasive procedures ( O'Brien, Goedert . Curr Opin... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...with a weak immune system may also be at risk for opportunistic infections of the CNS such as: Neurosyhpilis Cyrptococcal Meningitis Toxoplasmosis (Toxo) Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Primary CNS lymphoma Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...MMR vaccination. However, since this is a live vaccine, it is not recommended for people with a CD4 cell count below 200. Meningitis (meningococcal meningitis): In the past few years there have been several outbreaks of meningitis. Most have... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...CBC normal). He had headaches, fever, rash but his only STRANGE symptom was thrush. They positively tested him for Aseptic Meningitis (caused by HIV) I HAVE THE EXACT SAME SYMPTOMS OF ASEPTIC MENINGITIS. (The first night I had a SEVERE HEAD... Read more »

aseptic meningitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...condom and it stayed up in side of her. I have had bad headaches the last 5 days or so and I am really stressed. Does aseptic menigitis present itself as headaches only, as my entire head hurts and it seems to run down my neck, I have had... Read more »

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aseptic meningitis

Posted by uhohblita, 1 Reply psyciatrist said that aseptic meningitis gives you a neck so stiff that you cant move. so stiff that the person could lay on one chair and put their head on another Read more »