|HIV PEP pills
Jan 3, 2010
I took the pep pills in may when i was taking them i was extremly naused and sick for the whole month i also noticed the my hands and feet were going numb all the time, the nurse stated that was a side effect and it would go away it is still doing it all the time and is very annoying
| Response from Dr. Henry
It would be extremely unusual to develop HIV drug related neuropathy acutely involving hands and feet after 4 weeks of PEP and then have the condition persist for > 6 months. I recommend a medical/neurologic evaluation looking for other contributing factors such as peripheral vascular disease, cryoglobulinemia, stress, nerve entrapment, and many other conditions. KH
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