I Have Neuropathy Does That Mean I Have Aids
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGood question. I have seen several cases of HIV related transverse myelitis and/or myopathy that seemed to respond to corticosteriods prior the the availability of effective antiretrovirals. It is unclear to me what the etiology was of the... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your question.I can't be certain, but one grading scale for severity of HIV disease is the Center for Disease Control's (USA)-- in this scheme, persons have category A, B or C, depending on their health.Category A are... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaThis certainly does not mean you have gone on to AIDS. There are many causes of the symptoms that you describe that have nothing to do with HIV infection, so I would keep an open mind until all of the tests have been done. Even if it does turn out... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThe neuropathy associated with HIV or drugs used to treat HIV is specifically a "peripheral neuropathy", meaning that it affects the feet and hands at the "periphery" of the body. Not everyone with HIV gets this, and it usually... Read more »
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Posted by James1941, 1 ReplyI was just reading Scot on 'Fatigue' and know that I am lucky/unlucky to be living in Australia.
Lucky because HIV means a full disability pension - permanent, not much but enough to exist on. Lucky because I too suffer from fatigue but, because of... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »
Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Replyhave been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIs it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »
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