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Aids dementia in children

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Clarification needed: Aids is someone who have advanced diseases of HIV positive individuals with worsening of symptoms, including dementia. Any change of personality, memo... Read More
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Varied Presentation: Aids/hiv dementia has a broad and varied spectrum of clinical manifestations and severity. It is characterized by cognitive, motor, and behavioral fea... Read More
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Virus induced: Referred to as aids dementia complex (also encephalopathy, neurocongnitive disorder). It is thought to be caused my activation and inflammation of the... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
ADC: Referred to as aids dementia complex (also encephalopathy, neurocongnitive disorder). It is thought to be caused my activation and inflammation of th... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
AIDS dementia: Dementia is a condition causing loss of intellectual functions such as memory, judgment, and abstract thinking. Aids dementia complex is a dementia o... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Clarification needed: Aids is someone who have advanced diseases of HIV positive individuals with worsening of symptoms, including dementia. Any change of personality, memo... Read More
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Less Common Now: Aids/hiv dementia occurs primarily in persons with more advanced HIV infection. Symptoms vary greatly from person to person, and can include inflammat... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gina Salcedo-samper
Clinical Psychology 10 years experience
Look here!: Here are two links for more information on HIV Dementia. Basic Info: http://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/staying-healthy-with-hiv-aids/potential-... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Matthews
Geriatric Psychiatry 32 years experience
Possiblly- or not: Hiv dementia is less prevelent now with current HIV medications but is still noted. Treatment(meds), mood, and a complete work-up is needed. This s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 35 years experience
Infection, dementia: In general, any infection that might cause even a low grade fever can worsen confusion or behaviors in patients with dementia.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Dementia: Too wide to describe here, but u can google the word & get full description of causes of cognitive deficits. Summary is that there are either genetic ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Individualize: The treatment of dementia is varied based on the type of the behavior the patient is presented, the availibility of primary caregiver, the level of co... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Coffin
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Not per se, but . .: If the diagnosis is accurate, the dementia probably is not reversible per se. But make sure that other possible causes of forgetfulness, confusion, e... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
Geriatric Psychiatry 24 years experience
Not necessarily: Trouble forming a new memory, getting lost in familiar places and word finding problems are the most common signs of alzheimers. To diagnose dementia... Read More

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