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Analgesic Neuropathy

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Ask the Experts

neuropathy

My husband has neuropathy of the legs. Should he wear support stockings?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...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 condition unless there is... Read more »

Drowsiness from meds for neuropathy

I have been HIV + for 23 years and have taken AZT, DDI, DDC, sistiva and videx in the past. I am... Read more »

Sustiva/Truvada neuropathy?

Dear Keith:I am 31 years old. I have had type 1 diabetes (IDDM) since 1985, and HIV positive since... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...over the course of the trial. Opioids Sometimes the pain associated with neuropathy is so severe that opioid (opiate-like) analgesics such as oxycodone (OxyContin, Roxycodone), fentanyl, or morphine are required for pain control. Opioid... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

New Neuropathy Treatment Guidelines

...http://archneur.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/60/11/1524 . From the article: "First-line Medications. The efficacy of gabapentin, the 5% lidocaine patch, opioid analgesics, tramadol hydrochloride, and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) has been... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
The Well Project

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 Finding Support Read more »
Connect With Others

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions. My other... Read more »