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PML Disease: What is it?
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You may be asking yourself what exactly it is. PML stands for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. The majority of the population carries the Polyomavirus... Read more »

Courtney's Story of PML YouTube

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PML..What is it...Google it....Courtney's Story of PML

When PML claimed my daughter Courtney's life, I began my personal quest to raise Worldwide Awareness! I thought to myself, how can one person could possibly accomplish such a huge task? That's... Read more »


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My partner is dying from PML & I am looking to get in touch with others who may be in or have been in this horrible situation. Or if anyone knows of any PML support groups.


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Does anyone know have any information on PML? Is is a death sentence? Read more »
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PML - What's the next step?

Dr. Feinberg,My brother was diagnosed with PML in Nov, 1999. At that time his tcell count was 10. As of July his tcell count is 174 and the viral load has been undetectable since January.I brought him home in February to live with me and at that...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like you are doing a great job of supporting your brother. It is certainly possible that he may recover more function. The key thing is for him to continue to improve his T cell count and keep his viral load suppressed -- that's why... Read more »

PML of the brain (PML, 2009)

My best friend just started having seizures about 5 months ago, the first time, he was taken by ambulance to the ER and because he had smoked marijuana (with a written doctors recomendation in the state of California) the ER doc dismissed anything...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Patrick in Redding,I'm stunned that an ER physician would so readily dismiss an AIDS patient that had a seizure!!!! A very thorough evaluation was warranted. Assuming it was caused by smoking medical marijuana demonstrates very poor... Read more »

Information about PML and JC.

Could you please tell me about PML and JC. I don't know what JC stands for. What, if any, meds are there for it. And what's the diagnosis....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
PML stands for Progressive Multifocal Leukoenecephalopathy. it is caused by viruses of the wart family, of which the JC virus. JC does not stand for anything in particular, except that it is the initials of the person from whom the virus was... Read more »

PML related

Can people that were diagnosed with PML recover and stay recovered. 4 years ago I was diagnosed with PML had cd4 of just six very scary times, bounced back to near normal again very fit and healthy again, remain undetectable, cd4 380's...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Sounds like you've done very well since starting on medications. With your CD4 cell count, I don't think that there's much need to worry about PML coming back, provided that you stay on treatments.That said,... Read more »
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Fact Sheet

What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose PML? How Do You Treat PML? Potent Anti-HIV Therapy Cytosine Arabinoside (Ara-C) Experimental Treatments Commentary The Bottom Line PML is a rare AIDS-related condition of the brain, caused by the... Read more »
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Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a... Read more »

The U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy: What's Useful, What's Promising, What's Missing

Naina Khanna At the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, I caught up with Naina Khanna, director of policy and community organizing for WORLD (Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Disease) in Oakland, Calif. Khanna... Read more »

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