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HIV Hands Feet Swell

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swelling of hands and feet

I'm experiencing swelling, burning and redness in my hands and feet. At times my hands will cramp making it impossible to grasp. Can this be a side effect of medication? I'm taking Truvada, Reyataz & Norvir. My viral load is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe could be due to one of your HIV medications. The FTC in Truvada can cause a peripheral neuropathy for example (usually feet/ toes more involved that hands initially). Norvir and other protease inhibitors can cause odd... Read more »

Swollen feet and hands using Egrifa

I stop using Egrifta after three months because my hands and feet would swell up. Also, my fingers... Read more »

pain and swelling in left hand

I have been positive for 4 yrs and have been on PI, Isentress and Atripla (off and on 3 times). I... Read more »
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Anyone experiencing tingling on hands and feets?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
Sounds like it is pointless to worry about this particular symptom as per the professionals in this thebody.com website. So I am much relieved now
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Other/Q146454.html

Just read about the gentleman from... Read more »

peeling of hands and feet

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is peeling of palms and soles an HIV ARS symptom? Could it be an OI during acute infection?
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burning tingling in hands and feet

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
Me again.... now I have burning and tingling in my hands and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 months after exposure? I had a negative blood test at 3 months .... Read more »

I am not imagining this but tingling hands/feets!!

Posted by ExWorryWart, 5 Replies
http://poz.com/articles/401_2446.shtml

How common is it to get it during 5-6 weeks of exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP
I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling (unless during panic... Read more »