Advanced Stage Neuropathy
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Harvard Medical SchoolI don't now of any good survival estimates that reflect the advancements inantiretroviral therapy. The drugs have not been out long enough, and thereis enormous variation in how people respond to these therapies. Thatvariation is dependent on... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello,I'm so sorry about your loss. It is unusual for people with suppressed HIV on treatment to have such rapid decreases in absolute CD4 cell counts. If I recall, your sister's last CD4 count was obtained when she was very ill.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Sorry to hear about your sister's predicament. The first and important question is what the cause of her ulcers is. Often, they are herpes virus infection, but the list of other possibilities is long. We'd... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello.You ask "Am I overreacting?" The answer is yes, you are. Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible."Undetectable" means your buddy is on effective combination antiretroviral therapy (HIV medications) that have driven his HIV... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesJust a few queries on HIV related neuropathy.
As I understand it, in most (~99%) cases it is the meds that cause neuropathy in HIV infected individuals and not the disease itself. I have also read, however, that peripheral neuropathy can occur very... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyI am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI'm curious as to how many people have had neuropathic symptoms very early on in the disease and how it manifested ...Also night sweats ??Is that pretty common early on in the disease??
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesJUST HAD A QUESTION. IS THIS SOMETHING U GET IN EARLY HIV INFECTION? I'VE FELT THIS PINS AND NEEDLES SENSATION ON BOTH ARMS AND BURNING FEET AND NOW IM SCARED I HAVE HIV. MY EXPOSURE WAS A FEW MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) IM STRESSING OUT SO MUCH AND I... Read more »
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