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burning feet and hands

Dear Dr. Robert.Is burning feet and hands a common ARS and could last for 3 and half monthes and continue, how likely is one to test fals hiv negitive after three monthes while the burning is still there? I was going through some of your responces...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Going Crazy Sam,First off, burning hands and feet are not a sign of HIV seroconversion. As for your question about testing "regardless the risk," most experts (me included) and many agencies now consider a 3-month negative HIV ELISA... 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... Read more »

swelling of hands and feet

I'm experiencing swelling, burning and redness in my hands and feet. At times my hands will... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tips for PHAs With Peripheral Neuropathy

"Over the past six months I've noticed a burning feeling in my feet. It's not too bad, but it is constant. I'm worried about it. Should I mention it to my doctor? Do you have any tips on how to handle it?" -- J.M., Yellowknife, NWT Christopher... Read more »
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Sexual Encounters With Undetectable HIV-Positive Men

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RNA Test to Detect HIV During Acute, Primary Phase Not Widely Used, New York Times Reports

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burning tingling in hands and feet

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
Me again.... now I have burning and tingling in my hands and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 months after exposure? I had a negative blood test at 3 months .... Read more »

I am not imagining this but tingling hands/feets!!

Posted by ExWorryWart, 5 Replies
http://poz.com/articles/401_2446.shtml

How common is it to get it during 5-6 weeks of exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP
I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling (unless during panic... Read more »

Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
hiya all i have the results of my 17 close to 18 weeks results of a PCR RNA for HIV-1 and it was undetected testing was done by COBAS AmpliPrep (Roche Molecular systems) qualification range of this assay is 48 to 10,000.000 copies i also went to a... Read more »

peeling of hands and feet

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is peeling of palms and soles an HIV ARS symptom? Could it be an OI during acute infection?
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