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Hiv Encephalopathy

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Hiv encephalopathy

...I am a long term surivior 12 years with Hiv. I have been diagonosed with HIV encephalopathy. In 91' my doc. put me 10 mg. of dexadrine per day to help with my slowed cognitve functioning. Other than azt-which i am resistant
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV encephalopathy refers to the disease process that occurs in the brain as a result of the presence of HIV in the central nervous system. To the...improves with antiretroviral treatments that result in an undetectable viral load. Based upon... Read more »

Fatal HIV Encephalitis in HIV-Seronegative Patients

Doc, Just came across this link on CDC website, its only a few weeks... Read more »

the use of Tetracyclines

My medical practice is dedicated to ADHD. I often have HIV children referred to me with... Read more »
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Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

...diagnosis increased over the three periods at 38, 107 and 143 cells. The rates for NHL (73, 164 and 243 cells on average) and HIV encephalopathy (43, 210 and 233 cells on average) also increased across the periods. Additionally, CD4s increased... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Are Opportunistic Diseases?

... Cytomegalovirus [CMV] (outside the liver, spleen, or lymph nodes) Cytomegalovirus retinitis [CMV] (with loss of vision) HIV encephalopathy Herpes Simplex lesions lasting for more than one month Herpes Simplex in the bronchi, lung, or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Opportunistic Infection in the HAART Era Among HIV-Infected Latinos Born in the United States Compared to Latinos Born in Mexico and Central America

...American-born Latinas to develop an OI. In a Poisson regression analysis, U.S.-born Latinos and Latinas were at greater risk for HIV encephalopathy and Kaposi's sarcoma, although the authors cited possible reporting bias from the use of... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic infections (OIs) that are considered... 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 »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »