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Symptoms Of Dementia

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Specify Dementia Symptoms, Please

Please be specific with regard to apathy, etc...what and how can I learn more about behaviors that will occur in a person with dementia, forgetfulness, apathy, also if the cd4 count does not rise will dementia get better at what count, say we are at...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Improvement in CD4 count, especially over a small range like from 8 to 50, does not necessarily mean improvement in dementia. Dementia symptoms are more closely related to viral load. Persons who go from very high viral loads to an undetectable... Read more »

what is hiv dementia & what is hiv drug-related dementia & their symptoms

i am concerned that i have hiv-dementia. I have never yet read anything about its symptoms? How can... Read more »

what is hiv dementia? what are its symptoms.

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HIV Associated Dementia Symptoms

Posted by ScotCharles
You can be somewhat functional and still have HAD. Manifestations of Dementia Early manifestations of dementia may include the following: Decreased attention or concentration Reduced speed of information processing Psychomotor slowing ... Read more »

dementia - what are your experiences

Posted by cunta_stalwart, 2 Replies
lets talk about this late stage debilitating aspect of HIV Can it be treated, willl everybody get it do the modern drugs help early indicators. Read more »

HIV and Memory Loss

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
I'm curious how many of you -- 1. Have experienced easily forgetting things or have trouble learning new things 2. Have a hard time with math 3. Have trouble paying attention for a long period of time 4. Have trouble finding the right words... Read more »

Have you experienced weight gain on Seroquel?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
My doctor has prescribed 1/4 mg of Seroquel five times a day to control some of the symptoms of my HIV Associated Dementia. Since I've started taking Seroquel my weight has jumped by 20 pounds. I am too vain to carry this much weight around and... Read more »