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Not Gulliene-Barre-Diagnosed as Peripheral Neuropathy! Donation to follow tomorrow!

ER last night with what I thought was Guillene-Barre Syndrom. Turns out its Peripheral Neuropathy. Not sure if this is any better in the case of HIV. I was told PN occurs later in hiv not during ars. Is this true? I am pretty much having these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...peripheral neuropathy, I'd suggest you see a neurologist for a more thorough evaluation. It's possible your symptoms are merely anxiety related. I do not believe this is HIV related.Thank you for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS... Read more »

Minor neuropathy before taking Atripla...

I developed a very annoying but fairly mild neuropathy in my toes/feet a few months ago but pretty... Read more »

Neuropathy during seroconversion, false negative?

Hi Dr. Bob, Please answer, I'm terrified! I had unprotected vaginal intercourse on Dec 19, 2008... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...decrease pain sensation. The main side effect of gabapentin is sedation; as such, it may have helpful sleep-promoting and anti-anxiety effects for some patients. Katrin Hahn of Charité University Hospital at Humboldt University in Berlin,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS, Neuropathy, Painkillers (My Personal Hell)

...is a little info on OPIOIDS: http://opioids.com/. Anyway, a lot of people with HIV/AIDS have, at some point, depression and anxiety ... so not only does this medication take away your pain but it makes you NUMB emotionally. At the start it's... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...mouth and nose, blurred vision, drowsiness, difficult urination and constipation. Other side effects may include restlessness, anxiety, nausea, memory problems, weight gain and sexual problems, among others. Anticonvulsants These drugs are... 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 »
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neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...arms and it doesnt go away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and they dont go away. I guess my question is, "is neuropathy common in the early stages of HIV"? I've heard its an opportunistic infection but can it happen so early on?... 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 »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...NSAID's but every now and then they get the better of me. I have never been on ARV's. Has anyone else her had experience with neuropathy? My ID specialist said it wasn't neuropathy since my vibration test was normal but he reccomended neuro... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...worried this may be PN and am still a few weeks away from my conclusive result. Hoping to ease my mind a bit. I have read that neuropathy generally starts in the toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really... Read more »