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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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aids associated nephropathy

My doctor found problems with my kidneys through blood work we have been doing...I had a sonogram done of my kidneys and I am going to do a 24 hour urinalysis tomorrow. He suspects this is HIVAN...I read some of the letter's posted on this web...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It is not easy to get an organ transplant if you are HIV+, although that doesn't mean you shouldn't try if that is what you and your doctor think is best for you. Some HIV+ people with HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN) have had dramatic... Read more »

How Does HIV Associated Neuropathy Manifest Itself?

My above question is the question. What are the symptoms of HIV related neuropathy, and can they manifest during seroconversion? Thanks Doc! ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV-related neuropathy most commonly involved tingling or numbness in the toes and feet or pain in the feet before then involving the fingers and hands. Occasionally those symptoms can be seen during HIV serocoversion but they are commonly due to... Read more »

HIV relatet nephropathy

Hello Dr Wohl,I'm a 46 yrs old male HIV + (known since march 2001)on trizivir since sept 2001 cd-4 nadir 370 currently 930. VL basic 7200 an undect. since 4 weeks initiating therapy and doing very well since testosterone replacement due to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Hello Jan -I must admit from the start that I am hardly an expert in HIV-associated renal disease (or any other renal disease, for that matter). Therefore, I asked Lynda Szczech, MD, a nephrologist a Duke University who studies and treats... Read more »

CSR (Central Serous Retinopathy) any relation to HIV/AIDS

Good evening, first I want to thank you all for this great resource of information. Back in 2000, I was diagnosed with CSR, Central Serous Retinopathy. At this same time my HIV test was as usual, negative. I actively was tested every 6-12 months,...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The follwoing website will give you the official patient's sourcebook on aspergillosis, available for purchase:http://www.icongrouponline.com/health/Aspergillosis.htmlThe follwong website, also recommended by Dr. Henry, is a good portal to... Read more »
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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi. I was wondering if anyone could help me a few questions I have about PN.

I am experiencing muscle twitches, pretty much anywhere. It hits for a few seconds and will turn up somewhere else minutes/hours down the track. I went to the doctor... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »