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The Nervous System With AIDS

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Can the first sign of AIDS be a Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma?

Can you tell me if it's unusual for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma to be the first illness in an hiv+ person? Don't other conditions precede such a condition?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma typically occurs late in the course of AIDS. Usually such patients have CD4 counts less than 50. It is not uncommon Read more »

HIV attacking central nervous system

i was diagnosed with encypholitis back in october at which time i was removed from all meds. I had... Read more »

Aids and seizures

Do people with aids have problems with seizures? Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The Central Nervous System and HIV

... The role of the central nervous system (CNS) (brain and spinal cord) in HIV disease can be divided into two areas: diseases of the CNS caused by invading pathogens Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

... What Are Nervous System Problems? What Are the Signs of CNS Problems? What Makes Nervous System Problems Worse? How Are CNS Problems Treated? Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of the brain or spinal cord is called central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. AIDS-related lymphoma is sometimes called Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). In 1985, the... Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...non-blood sources such as lymphatic and spinal fluid. The result of this low level infection is that year on year your brain and nervous system are exposed to the toxic effects of HIV. This low level infection in my case led over 25 years to... Read more »

aids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...2006 - 8:00am (PDT) New research on signaling pathways in immune cells bolsters evidence of connections between the central nervous system and the immune system. The findings may also advance the scientific foundation for a potential HIV... Read more »

What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
......progression to AIDS? Read more »