|Tingling in hands and feet/legs
May 8, 2002
Before I ask my question, I would like to take the time to praise the services you provide to the public. You are both very informative. My question is this, I have been feeling a tingling in my hands and feet/legs. I have not been tested for HIV/AIDS. In fact it has been a few years since I went for a check up. But what seems to be worrying me is that I have not been in many high risk situations. I 30 yrs. old, hetrosexual, and I have dated the same girl for about 5 yrs. before we split up a couple of years back. We were both eachothers first sexual parthners and faithful to eachother. The only past sexual contacts have been through lab dancing (past 2 yrs.) which I have read many times on this site that sre considered very low risk. This leads me to conclude that my risk for HIV are very low. Then what would explain these sensations in my extremities. Is the tingling usually one of the first symptoms?. I have also read that per. neuropathy usually occurs late in the HIV stage (symptomic stage), usually 10 yrs. span. What is your advise? And what percent of the HIV infected population expercience per. neuropathy as the first symptoms of the disease?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Very low % (< 5%).
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Does A Tingling Sensation On Feet And Handsmean That I Have HIV?
- I Have A Tingling Sensation On My Feet And Hands Does That Mean I Have Hiv
- Does Tingling In Feet Mean I Have Hiv?
- If I Have Ars Will I Have Tingling In Feet?
- Tingling In Feet After Touching A Bloody Scab Worried I Have HIV
- Vomiting Sign Of Ars
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.