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Burning Feet Caused By Neuropathy

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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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Painful feet (PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2011)

Hi My name is Patricia from South Africa. I have been HIV posetive for 14 year and i am 30 years old, married with two beautiful HIV neg kids and husband who is also neg. I have started experiencing an unexplainable pain on my feet. If feels like i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Patricia,You may be experiencing peripheral neuropathy (distal painful peripheral neuropathy). It may be exacerbated by certain HIV medicaments. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that I hope will be helpful.Good... Read more »

feet sore and burning

I also have extreme foot soreness and burning and would like to know the cause. I am on Videx, Nevirapine and Zerit...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This could be neuropathy, a side effect that has been associated with the use of Videx and Zerit, occuring more frequently and in a more severe form if both of these drugs are used together. It may be that alternative effective regimens exist for... Read more »

Burning and Tingling in hands and feet

Hello Doc Keith, Please answermy question and let me feel reassured. I am on atripla since march 2009 and my v/l is undectable and CD4 count is over 500, but when I sit I feel a burning sensation in my feet and tingling in my hands.. what could...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV drug related neuropathy can be seen with Atripla no not common (<< 5%). Almost always drug related neuropathy involves the toes/feet well before the fingers/hands are involved so what you describe would be unusual but possible from the... Read more »

burning feet and legs

I am on no medication and am not diabetic to my knowledge but the top of my feet burn and above my kness. I have to sleep with ice packs. The Drs don't know what it is. Can you help?...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
If you are writing to this forum, I am assuming you are HIV infected. There are a number of forms of nerve pain that occur in HIV infected persons unrelated to meds. Some are related to the virus itself, some are related to deficiency of vitamin B12... Read more »
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anybody experiencing neuropathy (tingling burning)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i have always been such a healthy person, and now OUT OF THE DAMN BLUE i have burning and tingling feet, which bother me and make it hard for me to stand straight and walk normally. in the mornings and when i take showers, i can see the blood... Read more »

Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
My question 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.... Read more »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »