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Prognosis For Neuropathy

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prognosis with CD4 <100, cmv,mrsa and pseudomonas

my brother was diagnosed with HIV in 1984, began medications, triple drug cocktail in 1996. He did well,but stopped taking the HIV meds about 6 yrs ago. Now with AIDS bilateral pneumonia of psuedomonas, MRSA and CMV. bilateral lower extremity blood...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Much of what has developed is reversible. It is very likely that a potent HIV regimen can be prescribed to get control the of the virus and increase the CD4 count so he can recover from these various infections.... Read more »

Vacuolar Myelopathy or Peripheral Neuropathy

My partner and I are both HIV+, well he has AIDS, I am +. For the past few months, he has been... Read more »

Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

NINDS Neurological Complications of AIDS Information Page

What Are Neurological Complications of AIDS? Is There Any Treatment? What Is the Prognosis? What Research Is Being Done? Clinical Trials Organizations Related NINDS Publications and Information Publicaciones en EspaƱol Additional resources... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
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HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Background It is clear that HIV infection markedly increases the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In the era before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the more advanced the HIV infection, the greater the increase in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poor Prognosis Seen in TB Patients With Extensive Drug Resistance

In a retrospective study, researchers assessed the impact of a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) on treatment outcomes and long-term survival of mostly HIV-negative South Korean patients with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). ... Read more »
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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »