What Is The End Result Of Hiv If Left Untreated

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Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...cells in the bone marrowpushing on the inside of the bones. In most cases this pain canbe controlled with over the counter medications. Filgrastim can also cause an enlargement of the spleen. The spleen is located in the upper left side of the abdomen just under the ribs. Other side effects include weakness, muscle aches, nausea and stomach pain. Let your health care provider know right away if you get any of the following side effects...
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PML With seizures

i am diagnosed of HIV a year back. 6months later i developed pml. i started experiancing seizures as soon as pml started. i am having leucoencephalopaty in right cerebellum and midrib. i am on ART . I Developed left side haemipligia, because of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Treating PML is difficult-the best outcomes are seen when the HIV is being effectively managed with good CD4 recovery but if key areas of the brain have been damaged then recovery is similar Read more »


My mum is on Atripla and she developed numbness after hernia treatment. She has been on gabantin for 6months but still has numbness on the left arm, the lower jaw and her legs (she cant walk). She stopped using the gabanting 3weeks ago and she is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Numbness localized to the left side of the body would unlikely be due to her HIV medications. A central brain condition on the right side could result in left sideRead more »

stages of aids

Is it possable to have a stroke when you have full blown aids? I no a peson who's left side of the body is like they had a stroke they also have tingling in the hands and the feet. Why is that? and i wish i new a little bit more about this desease...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...A "stroke" can occur in patients with HIV/AIDS, but there are many other potential reasons for the problems you describe. This website and a number of others provide excellent Read more »

numbness on left side only?

Dear doctor ,,I am HIV+ for one year now ,,Im not on any medication ...Im healthy ..but I noticed numbness in my left hand and my left leg ...also in my lips I sometimes feel ..numbness (vibrating)..but there is always numbness in my left hand ,my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I don't know whether this is connected to HIV or not (it could be), but you need to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible for these symptoms-- either an internist or a neurologist. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Swazi Schools Filling Gaps Left by HIV/AIDS, Famine

...Some schools in Swaziland are filling "many of the gaps" left in the country by the "double whammy" of HIV/AIDS and famine by feeding AIDS orphans and teaching them how to farm, PRI's " The Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Has Left 9 Million Children in Africa Without Mothers; Donor Countries Should Increase Funding for Children, Group Says

... The HIV/AIDS pandemic has left nine million children in Africa motherless, British HIV/AIDS advocacy group Save the Children said on Monday in a report , Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Money Left Over From Tsunami Relief Could Be Directed Toward African HIV/AIDS, Other Health Programs, Clinton Says

... Money left over from donations to help the areas of Asia devastated by the tsunami in December 2004 could be directed toward crises in Africa, Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...serious. Diarrhea and HIV Diarrhea is one of the most common side effects of HIV, intestinal infections, and HIV drugs. Left untreated, it can cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You... Read more »