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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNeuropathy in the setting of HIV treatment generally is managed most often by effective HIV treatment, switching off possibly offending drugs, and a range of analgesics and/or drugs for pain/neuropathy. Support hose are not usually effective in that... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineThere are some psychiatric medications that are used as adjunctive treatments for neuropathic pain. Those most commonly used in practice are antidepressants (amitriptyline,imipramine, desipramine, nortriptyline and doxepinand) and anticonvulsants,... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeYou must have gotten some of your dates wrong (did you mean 1993 and 1994?), but to respond to your question:Neuropathy is a difficult problem to treat. It can result from HIV, drugs, infections, vitamin deficiencies and other causes. It can also be... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical College"Coasting" is the time after the drug is stopped when the neuropathy may persist or even worsen. It may take some time for the neuropathy to completely go away and in the meantime I would use analgesics and neurotin or lamictal as needed... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs 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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Posted by AnonymousIs 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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Posted by bura, 3 RepliesCan someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi 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 »
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