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How Do I Treat Encephalopathy

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Encephalopathy treatment?

I'm 48 yrs old and have been positive since 81 (by history) with no incidence of OIs. During the last 7 years I have been on three different cocktails. Recent testing shows that I am resistant to all NRTIs, however with Sustiva/Viread/Epivir combo I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...cognitive symptoms even on an effective HAART regimen.There is no evidence that some regimens are better than others with respect to treating encephalopathy. Some of the ART drugs penetrate the blood-brain barrier more efficiently (eg. AZT,... Read more »

the use of Tetracyclines

My medical practice is dedicated to ADHD. I often have HIV children referred to me with... Read more »

Can you treat compensated cirrhosis?

Hi Dr. McGovern,Can a person with compensated cirrhosis be considered for Hep C treatment seeing as... Read more »
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Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

... What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? Where Can I Get More Information? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious Read more »
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AIDS Defining Conditions

...diagnosis of AIDS. This list comes from a government report and contains medical terms. If you have any questions, contact a treatment educator at a local AIDS service organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform... Read more »
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Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum Read more »
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Anemia

... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. Read more »
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Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

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Alternatives?

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...more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments there seems to exist with variable results depending on the patients. Is it because HIV and AIDS have only... Read more »

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