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Burning Pins And Needles During ARS

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Pins and needles....

Doctor, could you tell me if pins and needles/numbness in the hands at night can be associated with ARS? And also whether loss of appetite can be a symptom. Thankyou....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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Burning and needle pics

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hey all,

I feel like I am HIV scared to test. Had anal sex 6 weeks ago, do not know the person, and 2weeks after had dull aches in arm pits and pain in the groin....that went away after 2 flu no fever....but horrible headaches.
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pins and needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is pins and needles a symptom of hiv or is it anxiety. I have had it for almost a week now. I have read that hiv causes neuropathy problems. I get extreme anxiety attacks, especially after a night of drinking coud this be hiv?? Read more »

Pins and Needle Sensation; Lumps in back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After a high risk encounter I couldn't eat or sleep for several months. I have tested negative at 9 weeks but started experiencing pins and needles sensations in my legs and arms and lumps in my lower back (lipomas I believe). Is it possible that a... Read more »

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 »