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Is Pml Contagious

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Recovery from PML (HIV-)

I have 2 questions regarding someone who has PML and is HIV negative. How long is the JC virus contagious. Should universal percautions be used? What about sexual contact? The second question is regarding the 10 survival rate. Do these people...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It isn't clear how people get infected with JC virus (which causes PML) or whether people with PML are contagious to others. It can't be terribly contagious, because no one has reported spread of the disease in hospitals or nursing homes... Read more »

PML mis-diagnosed by Infectious Disease Specialist

How in God's name can someone who calls themself an Infectious Disease Specialist not... 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... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
Project Inform

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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Reclaiming Emotional Wellness

Deep in the shadows of the aids epidemic there are powerful forces that dramatically impact the quality of life for many living with HIV. Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and other mental health disorders can confuse, discourage, and... Read more »
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Miedo contagi vih

Posted by logos23, 1 Reply
Estuve con una escore me puso el condon se puso encima. Al cambiar de postura el condon sali y se quedo enganchado por la punta en su sexo.
Si se hubiera quedado a mitad de glande dentro se habra salido dentro de ella
Existe riesgo gracias. 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 »