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Dementia Due to HIV Infection (cont.)

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Despite the widespread use of HAART, some people with HIV infection continue to develop AIDS dementia complex. Others do not tolerate HAART. For these people, the outlook is often poor. For many, the dementia worsens over a period of months until the person is no longer able to care for himself or herself. He or she becomes bedridden, unable to communicate, and dependent on others for care.

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