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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+) develop problems that involve the nervoussystem. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations, andfeelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and spinal cord(central...
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what do you do to eliminate neuropathy?

Dr. Bob,I am suffering from terrible neuropathy and it is really disrupting my quality of life. It makes me more than just simply fatigued. It makes me tired to try to keep fighting and that's not acceptable, wouldn't you say?Dr. Bob, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello James,Sorry to hear you are having such difficulties! I wish I had an easy answer for you, but I don't. Neuropathy is nerve damage that can cause numbness, burning, tingling, and pain in the hands and feet. In those of us that are... Read more »

Aleeve and advil

Greetings doctor. My question lies on the inquiry of whether its ok to take Advil and alleve when needed. While in the regimen of once daily pill complera. Please respond when you can. Being that I find myself needing to take them every now and then...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.If you have normal kidney function and take the ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Alleve) as directed for short periods, there's generally little harm. However, it's important to also be mindful of your kidney... Read more »

Tylenol or Advil

I have HIV, undetectable for decades and had hep b. it know I have fatty liver issues and heard Tylenol is not good for people in my health. Can I take Advil when sick (headache, sharp stomach pain). I took pepto Bismal and it doesn't seem to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Acetaminophen,particularly at higher daily doses )ie > 1500-2000mg) can cause liver damage so if a person has pre-existing liver problems caution is advised if using acetaminophen on a regular basis. Ibuprofen can cause stomach irritation and... Read more »

Dr bob if you can answer all my last 4 forum questions (especially the"I'm begging last quest." " tylenol and advil" "STD" test I want to donate $500. I will regardless, but if you could by tommorrow I will make it. I know your busy but those last 4 foru

I'll give u my credit card #, money order, check, cash, whatever.I'm pleading. I want to move on in therapy for depression and your confirmation will solve 75% of my problems. I swear after this all I'll do is say hi amd donate.U can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,WHOA!!!!! Steady there young fellow. You've been firing questions off at such an alarming rate I'm worried you're going to get carpel tunnel syndrome from all the fast and furious typing! Actually, another name for carpel tunnel... Read more »
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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »