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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 the blood flow occlusion or bleed, and the underlying health of the patient. The same variability... 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 i-Base

Increased Incidence of Ischemic Stroke Amongst HIV-Positive Cohort

A retrospective analysis performed by Felicia Chow and colleagues published in the 1st August issue of the Journal of AIDS showed a significant increase in the incidence of ischemic strokes within an HIV positive cohort compared to HIV negative... 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, a new study finds. "Generally speaking, strokes in patients with HIV are not common, so the rise is notable,"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Stroke Patient Files Discrimination Complaint With HHS

The Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund on Wednesday filed a 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 ... 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

Dallas -- Arguing that six Louisiana nursing homes violated federal law by refusing to care for a stroke victim because he also has HIV, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund will file a federal discrimination complaint against the homes today. A... 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 »


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

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hiv transmission

Posted by tcocoa, 1 Reply
In jan 2012 my beloved nephew passed away due to a massive stroke and he was only 41. long story short, my nephews friend and I decided to comfort each other during this difficult time. I wanted to die with my nephew i might add, anyway, over the... Read more »

My Uncle has HIV

Posted by Ts1ts1, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!
Thanks for your time. My uncle is hiv positive. He is currently in hospital after having a stroke on Friday. I really don't know what to expect, but am just praying that he pulls through. He has not told me how he feels, but he... Read more »