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Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a disease of the brain. "Leuco-" (or "leuko") means pale or white. Leucoencephalopathy is a disease of the white matter of the brain. "Progressive" means that this disease gets worse in a short time. "Multifocal" means that it shows up in several places at the same time. Researchers...
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why did my HIV progress so fast?

I was recently diagnosed with HIV..My cd4 count is 214 and my viral load is 29,000..My last HIV test before this one was in June of 2000 and i was negative. The reson iI got testede was the person who infected me called to let me know he is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That would seem to be a fast progression from the details you provide. You could have a genetic susceptibility to fast progression (that varies widely), the virus could be a nasty strain or other explanations. I often repeat the blood tests one... Read more »

Pre-existing conditions and progression of HIV

I suffered traumatic brain damage when I was in my 20's and also contracted Hep-C at around the same age. Then I had a pacemaker implant when I turned 30 and I am wondering in what way being HIV positive will affect these areas of my overall...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
It is hard to cope with so many different physical concerns and just as difficult to definitively state how they will impact the course of your HIV. Hep C is probably the most significant co-occurring disorder since it impacts your liver (a big... Read more »

Can HIV progress to Aids in 90 Days based on my Labs

I am 26 yr old white female yrs in good health as of yesterday but today I just got my labs back. I was recently co-infected about 60 days ago and all my initial tests/HIV etc have come back negative. I have been stressed out due to this. Also, due...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't understand how you know you are HIV infected. Based on what evidence?... Read more »

Can AIDS progress back to HIV+ status?

Past 2 years had 2 cases of PCP Pnemonia and TB. Recovered well. I read the CDC classifies someone who is HIV+ but acquired an opportunist infection such as TB or PCP has AIDS along with tcell below 200. My question is if you are classified as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,How unfortunate non-adherence and alcoholism allowed your well-controlled HIV to progress to AIDS complicated by several severe opportunistic infections. Hopefully your experience will serve as a cautionary tale for others!As for... Read more »
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Non-Progressive HIV?

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
My boyfriend was told by his dr today that he has a type called Non-Progressive HIV. He didn't get alot of info on it right now though.

Is anyone else familiar with this? Read more »

Does slow seroconversion = slow progression?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, thanks for your help with my other questions a few pages back. I would like to buy everyone a drink when this is all over, but probably can't aford it!

Question:
Does anyone know of any natural indicators of the rate of hiv disease... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31, 1 Reply
Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or with... Read more »