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Ways To Treat Encephalopathy

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AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

... What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? Where Can I Get More Information? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy
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Are there any Neuroplasticity studies for individuals with resolved Encephalopathy?

Dr Keith, My partner had encephalopathy now resolved for several years. It left him with left side motor dysfunction and balance related problems. There are other mental aptitude factors as well.Has anyone done any neuroplasticity studies with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...extensive is the involvement, how well HIV replication is controlled in blood and brain, and often presence of other factors.Direct treatment of brain injury other than indirect control of HIV infection or treatment of complicating infections has... Read more »

I have PML

Robert J. Frascino, M.D.Thank you so much for your support and understanding on PML.I found out that I had HIV in June 2008. On the 2nd of January I was admitted to hospital, and after tests over a two-week period, I was diagnosed with PML. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the archives that discusses PML. It presents an honest assessment of our current understanding of PML, including prognosis and treatment. Remember to focus on being as well as you can. It's what we all must do each and every day. Good luck. I'm... Read more »

pml

what, does pml stand for in hiv pos poeple?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remains so low.Because it is so rare and because it affects the brain (an organ that is difficult to study), its diagnosis and treatment are poorly understood. In 2005 and 2006, several people with inflammatory diseases were treated with immune... Read more »

NeuroAIDS

I have been diagnosed with "HIV encephalopathy" since Nov.99. On Combivir & Viracept and do not feel that I am improving in any way, rather now have visual field deficits, and an unbelievable lack of energy. any suggestions?I am also interested in...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...You need to be seen by an ophthalmologist experienced in treating HIV+s AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. You also probably need an MRI scan of the brain, but get to that eye doctor first. Don't wait. Read more »
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The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...diagnosis of AIDS. This list comes from a government report and contains medical terms. If you have any questions, contact a treatment educator at a local AIDS service organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...hard on your body. Whenyou are co-infected, each disease makes the otherone worse. You can get sicker faster, and it is hard to treat both diseases at the same time. HIV cancause the Hep C virus to reproduce more quickly.People who are... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

... What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a gay man with that problem...lol. I have tried a bunch of different... Read more »

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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...Montagnier what convinced him that AIDS is caused by a virus. Montagnier answered that over the years apparently an effective treatment has been developed, and this was proof enough for HIV leading to AIDS. In other words, the virologists have no... Read more »