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How Does Numbness And Tingling In Hands Work With HIV

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Pain, Tingling, Numbness In Left Hand and Fingers

I am 69 years old and was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. I started HIV meds (AZT and ddC) in July 1992 and began the 3-drug treatment with Crixivan in June 1996. I have remained continuously on Crixivan but have changed the other two drugs several...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
It sounds like you have arthritic and tendonitis symptoms of you left hand. Inflammation can produce some compression of the nerves to your fingers which account for the nerve associated symptoms. You are correct that drug related peripheral... Read more »

Is shoulder, arm and hand numbness/tingling the beginnins of "buffalo hump"?

I am 54 yr old male, HIV pos w/lipoatrophy, clinical depression and neuropathy. My viral load is... Read more »

tingling and numbness in hand

I have tingling and numbness in my left hand. I am concerned as to whether this may be hiv related.... Read more »
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Zimbabwe: Where AIDS, HIV Are Always Close to Hand

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Maryland: Glenarden Group Working to Raise Awareness About HIV/AIDS

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numbness and tingling

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Jackie,Jade,Gregg,Gman,anyone know whats goin on with the tingling and numbing hands and fingers.As you all know ive had all the symptoms everyone else has, i thought i was the only one with this numbing problem but there seems to be more of this... 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 »

Tingling and numbness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well i went for more tests ,there doing a complete blood test on me checking everything also there checking for diabetis and yes there throwing in another hiv test to.I asked about testing for CMV i was told that i was probably exposed to it when i... Read more »

Tingling in the arms ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the tingling in the arms symptoms of HIV ? Read more »