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AIDS DEMENTIA COMPLEX: HIV AND THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM-MOTOR PROBLEMS: INCONTINENCE

June 13th, 2011

Another effect the virus has on the brain is to cause motor problems. People begin to drop things, their handwriting deteriorates, their hands tremble. Their legs get weak, they have difficulty walking, and they lose their balance easily. Lisa’s husband, whose hobby was carving wood ducks, “couldn’t get the feathers right any more,” Lisa said. [...]

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HIV: CAUSES OF CONSTITUTIONAL SYMPTOMS-MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM-INTRACELLULARE (MAI)MA

May 19th, 2011

I is a bacterium related to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but is not transmitted from one person to another. People who do not have HIV infection also get infections with MAI, but only in the lungs. In people with HIV infection, MAI usually occurs late in the course of the infection when the CD4 count is low, [...]

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