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Mri Of Brain With Syphilis

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toxo-or neuro syphilis

In 1996-I had 20 tcells and I had an mri and they saw several lesions-one left middle cerebral peduncle hyodense lesion-I was put on toxo drugs and the lesions disappeared. I still to this day am neg. for the toxo-anti-body.Is it posibble that I had...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I am a bit limited as to how I can respond without more detailed information. However, in someone with 20 T cells who presents with a mass lesion in their brain and who responds to toxo therapy it is generally thought that they have toxo.... Read more »

Abnormal Brain MRI - no symptoms

I am asymptomatic and undetectable for 10 years, never sick. I had a brain MRI for headaches, and... Read more »

MRI Scanning for my brain

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Fifty Shades of Gray (Matter)

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BBC Report on Brain Scan of HIV Effects

Posted by ScotCharles
Link below to copies of MRI brain scans of HIV+ people

http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/health/4319952.stm

Scans show how HIV attacks brain

HIV, which attacks the body's natural defences, also damages the brain, three dimensional medical scans... Read more »

Brain turning to Jelly

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,
I have been HIV+ for 13 years. Been on Meds for the last 4 years. About 2 years ago I started having issues with Concentration loss, Fatigue, memory loss (short term)
Now, I am at the point of getting lost going to the Supermarket I have... Read more »

Hiv, Meds and Brain , what does it equal ?

Posted by riverprincess, 3 Replies
Some may recall my posting in the HIV and Getting Older some time ago .Go read it if you haven't . We'll I'm going into the next phase of tests to see what 20 years of meds is possibly doing to the brain . I got another deeper in depth MRI... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »