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Jun 17, 2001

Dear doctor in the past you have said the HIV neuropathy usually happens in the advanced stage of hiv, my question is, how soon can it happen? Is 2 years a a good time for it to start? Please help me out. thankyou very much

Response from Dr. Feinberg

It isn't possible to give a timeframe for this because different people have different rates of HIV disease progression. On AVERAGE, it might take 8-10 years fater becoming HIV-infected to develop HIV-related peripheral neuropathy.


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