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Neuropathy and acupuncture
Jul 9, 2003

Is there any evidence to indicate whether accupuncture might be helpful in dealing with AIDS-related neuropathy?

Response from Dr. Boyle

There are no randomized, controlled studies that demonstrate that acupuncture helps with neuropathy; however, some of my patients have anecdotally reported some benefit. There are believers and non-believers in acupuncture, and I lean toward the latter.



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