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How Long Does It Take To Get Rid Of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

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AIDS InfoNet

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 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
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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. Read more »

re: RESPONSE TO SENSELESS and comment for PML questioner)

re: senselessThat list would include every human being except you, correct? Oh, my mistake. You have to count yourself in (correctly) as one of the "mindless, senseless and non invasive paranoid" because your question was answered. You do seem...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...instead of going to Glenn Beck of Fox "News."A quick glance at topics I've addressed within the past day include:1. Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy.2. Occupational HIV Exposure by a Nurse Who Sustained a Laceration.3. Post-Exposure... Read more »

Follow up to my question on PML

The Infectious Disease Specialist (my daughter's doctor) reviewd the MRI and CT Scan and said it was normal.....then proceeded to assure us her condition was not HIV related and sent us searching for a Neurologist.My main concern is..that he didn't...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus and typical inclusions in specialized cells called oligodendrocytes.I'll repost below some information about progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).Dr. BobI have PML May 2, 2009Robert J. Frascino, M.D. Thank you so much for your... Read more »

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)

I have a problem.I am very interested in being involved in a study of the treatment with Interleukin - 2 (IL2) to boost my T-cell count.The first time that I have contracted this virus (PML). Was in Sept. 1994.I was admitted to the Hospital, and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There is no clearcut answer to your question-- you may experience a flare of the PML if your CD4 cells increase significantly (the "immune reconstitution syndrome"), or your T cells may increase without this happening. Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...as: Neurosyhpilis Cyrptococcal Meningitis Toxoplasmosis (Toxo) Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Primary CNS lymphoma Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML) Some of these conditions may be treatable with drugs, therapy, or other medical... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Castleman's disease, or HHV8 MAC, or Mycobacterium avium complex PCP, or Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia PML, or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (caused by the JC virus) TB, or Mycobacterium tuberculosis How Is It... 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 Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

...such as cryptosporidiosis (crypto) or toxoplasmosis (toxo) viral infections -- such as cytomegalovirus (CMV) or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) cancers -- such as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), and... Read more »
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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... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
...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... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
...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... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
...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... Read more »