Hi everyone, my name is Brian and I'm from Jersey City, NJ. I'm single, but I'm owned by my four cats.
I'm 40 years old, and was diagnosed 11 years ago. I've had few HIV related problems, but in the past two weeks I've begun having severe pain in my hands/fingers.
My numbers are all good, and my doctor has me on Neurontin now which has helped a lot, but the past few days have been really bad again.
I saw one hand specialist who left me with too many questions after telling me I'd suffered a "trauma" of some sort and it would go away. Thursday I see a different specialist.
It's all getting frustrating and very overwhelming. Money is tight right now and my insurance has high co-pays, especially for the specialists. I'm also moving next weekend so having to do packing and such isn't helping the situation too much.
Anyway, I'm up tonight because I can't sleep. The pain is really bad and a few of my fingers and the palms of my hands have become sensitive to touch. So I just thought I'd vent, and introduce myself. I've visited the website for years, but never bothered to register.
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