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Stroke And Hiv

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Stroke on hiv patient

If a person infected with hiv has a stroke what are they chances of recovering fully. How can this be avoided?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Recovery from stroke is highly variable in the general population dependent on how fast treatment is started, the type of stroke, the location of Read more »

Stroke & HIV

On May 8th I had a mini-stroke (TIA) and ended up in the ER. The CT scan (wo contrast) did not show... Read more »

HIV and stroke risk

Hi doc -- ok, I know HIV can affect heart disease, but what about stroke? My uncle and my dad both... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Stroke Numbers Rise Among People With HIV

... People with HIV incresing the number of stroke cases. Photo: topnews.in. Research suggests that people with HIV are up to three times more likely to have a stroke than Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HIV Have High Stroke Risk: Study

... U.S. stroke rates declined by 7 percent from 1997 to 2006, yet during the same period stroke rates in HIV patients increased 60 percent, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Stroke Patient Files Discrimination Complaint With HHS

...discrimination complaint with the HHS Office for Civil Rights claiming that six Louisiana nursing homes did not accept a stroke patient because he is also HIV-positive, the AP/Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. According to the complaint,... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Files Federal Discrimination Complaint On Behalf of Stroke Victim Who Was Denied Care by Six Louisiana Nursing Homes Because He Has HIV

..."Cecil Little's situation is heartbreaking -- but it isn't unique," said Jonathan Givner, a staff attorney in Lambda Legal's AIDS Project who is also working on the case. "As people with HIV and AIDS live longer, they have medical needs that... Read more »
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HIV and TIA's or mini strokes

Posted by gatorboy, 1 Reply
...I am 50 y/r and have no heart or blood pressure problems and after living with aids for 17 years I had a TIA (mini stroke) previously this year. Does anyone know of any HIV medications that could have caused this? Read more »

AIDS/stroke

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i just had a stroke,is it possibly AIDS related? Read more »

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation with each other and they fingered me many times and sucked my nipples and i stroked their penises and kissed their bare penises at different times. They all performed unprotected cunnilingus... Read more »

PML...What is it???? Your new book trailer has b

Posted by corkeesdad
...learned skills, confusion, disorientation, loss of balance, and a possibility of seizures. Symptoms can often be misdiagnosed as a stroke or other similar HIV related conditions that affect the brain. The only effective way of properly diagnosing... Read more »