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How Long Does It Take To Get Rid Of Pml

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PML - How long can remission last

I have a friend who was diagnosed with PML in August 94 and who has been in remission since early 95. I am told that this is rare and am wondering how long it can last?....Thanks Sandra...
Judith Currier, M.D.

Response from Judith Currier, M.D.

University of CA, LA School of Medicine
PML stands for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. It is a progressive neurologic condition caused by the JC virus. There is no known treatment for this condition at present. Most people who have PML also have very low CD4 cellcounts, and... Read more »

pml

hi, i seem to get various answers to any info. about how long i should have and what to... Read more »
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Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a... Read more »
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Fact Sheet

What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose PML? How Do You Treat PML? Potent Anti-HIV Therapy Cytosine Arabinoside (Ara-C) Experimental Treatments Commentary The Bottom Line PML is a rare AIDS-related condition of the brain, caused by the... Read more »
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Multiple Domains Should Be at Work to Rid the World of HIV/AIDS: Mexico

Many sectors of society must come together to win the global war on HIV/AIDS, Mexico's health minister said Wednesday at the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS. "This is the time to energetically confront AIDS from our domains:... Read more »
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PML

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know have any information on PML? Is is a death sentence? Read more »

Know someone who died of PML/Liver Failure?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Hey guys,

Just recently, a number of people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else had similiar experience?

Cheers,

ScotCharles Read more »

to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »

Courtney's Story of PML YouTube

Posted by corkeesdad
PML..What is it...Google it....Courtney's Story of PML

When PML claimed my daughter Courtney's life, I began my personal quest to raise Worldwide Awareness! I thought to myself, how can one person could possibly accomplish such a huge task? That's... Read more »