Anxiety And Neuropathy
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHIV related neuropathy (or treatment associated neuropathy) rarely presents like what you described. Those symptoms would not trigger any concern on my part that HIV was the culprit. If you are worried then get tested. Knowing you are negative... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeBrianIt can take a few weeks for gabapentin to start to work. Also, some patients require higher doses than others, so if the initial dose you received doesn't work, talk to your doctor to see if a hgiher dose might be appropriate. If its... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThe tingling and numbness could be due to peripheral neuropathy caused by HIV. It could also be anxiety. Did these symptoms exist prior to learning of your HIV diagnosis? If not, I would be concerned about this being 'nerves' rather... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHIV-related and treatment related peripheral neuropathy generally begins in the toes/feet so the condition you describe localized to the hands is most likely some other condition (could be cervical nerve being pinched, carpal tunnel, anxiety, or... Read more »
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Posted by golfguy, 3 RepliesHi,
I posted before and have really been trying to calm my anxiety....but it's really getting bad.
I'm about 6 weeks post exposure and had a negative ELISA at 5 weeks post exposure.
However, over the last 24 hours I've developed a significant... 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 »
Posted by billc, 1 ReplyAfter a high risk encounter I had seven months ago I have developed a burning in my face that comes and goes. It is mostly isolated to the left forehead, but travels down around my eye. It comes and goes. It this neuropathy??
If not then... 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 »
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