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Lesions On The Brain Prior To Hiv Diagnosis

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Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...spectrum as HIVassociated neurocognitive disorder (HAND) or HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment (HNI).Changing EpidemiologyPrior to the widespread availability of combination ART, it was estimated that about 20% of people with HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Brain Lesions

Dear Doc, Wondering if you could provide me with some information. First let me preface saying that... Read more »

Brain Lesion- medicine related?

Hi, I live in Boston and had an MRI at my hospital that showed a lesion in the corpus coll. The... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and the Brain

...HIVassociated neurocognitive disorder (HAND) or HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment (HNI). Changing Epidemiology Prior to the widespread availability of combination ART, it was estimated that about 20% of people with HIV/AIDS developed... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

... Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care of Yourself Read more »
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...and around the time I was diagnosed with HIV. Just to give you a little background information, prior to the day of my final HIV test and subsequent diagnosis I had previously broken out in an all over body rash. This body rash had first become... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...speech, walking, writing and bacically have blurred vision in 98 i had a spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have pml but i still have the lesion and neurological deficeits and now am at a... Read more »

lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »

Karposis lesion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a purplish spot about one inch in diameter on my inner right thigh. It itched at first, but not now. When I press it down, it does not white out like a bruise, but it does white out a little. It doesn't look like a bruise, bug bite, or... Read more »