How Do I Avoid Encephalopathy
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGood questions-brain damage related to HIV infection can take numerous forms. In some cases the (such as from PML or lyphoma) the damage is similar to the structural damage from a stroke so recovery depends on location and size of lesions. If more... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineThe answer to your question is not clear. We do know that maintaining an undetectable viral load is the best predictor of non-progression of encephalopathy. People with high viral loads (especially with high CSF viral loads) are more likely to have... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineHIV 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 best of our current understanding, the virus stimulates an inflammatory process, which results in the... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineYour case is very complicated and it is difficult for me to advise you fully. I would not worry about what questions you need to ask the physician. I would think about and write down the symptoms you have been having in a chronological form and so... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyim still waiting 3 month's to get tested, by the time the date comes i will be starting highschool, how can i avoid passing the virus to my friends and classmates in school?
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.
My question is this,
Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »
Posted by Choosing2Liv, 5 RepliesI really appreciate reading so many of your posts that give hope and receiving encouraging messages from some of you who are going through many of things that I have or will go through.
Recently, I received a message from Mike that reminded me that... Read more »
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