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Burning Tingling Feet Neuropathy With Swelling

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will
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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 Read more »

BURNING SENSATIONS

I initially found out i had syphilis in conjunction with my hiv... probably had syphilis for awhile.. i went through the "three rounds" of shots but now i'm experiencing burning sensations in my back, stiffness of neck, burning sensations in my...
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
...It is unlikely to be neurosyphilis, particularly if these symptoms have occurred after treatment for latent syphilis. You don't indicate whether you are taking any medications or have any other active medical problems. Read more »

Burning sensation after taking Atripla

I've been on Atripla for about 10 months. Recently after about 2 hours of taking it, I feel like I'm on fire. I can actually feel my blood boiling inside my veins, and I can't sleep at all. This has just started within the past week. Is this common?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...patients have some form of persistent central nervous system side effects from the efavirenz. Why that symptom would appear after many months of use is unclear. That symptom would even less likely be due to one of the other components of... Read more »

burning sensation in both feet

I am currently taking zerit, epivir, and lexiva and have been on this regimen for 10 months. The past month I've experienced a "burning sensation" in my feet. It is becoming more frequent and feels worse with my shoes on. It is not unbearable but...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Zerit and less likely the Epivir could be contributing to the neuropahty like symptoms you are experiencing. If drug related neuropathy is deemed likely, I prefer a switch off the Zerit versus simply reducing the dose as the first approach to... Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...of nerve damage. It occurs in up to 20% of people who take didanosine. It usually shows up as tingling, numbness, or a sharp burning sensation in the feet, legs, or hands. The nerve damage is usually temporary and will go away if you stop taking... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stavudine (Zerit)

...and lactic acidosis. Peripheral neuropathy is a form of nerve damage. It usually shows up as tingling, numbness, or a sharp burning sensation in the feet, legs, or hands. The nerve damage is usually temporary and will go away if you stop taking... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bmsvirology.com , 1 (800) 272-4878 Potential side effects and toxicity: Peripheral neuropathy (tingling, burning, numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Videx is stopped, but can be... 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, Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? 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?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...progressed to weakness. After two days the symptoms passed and I regained strength in my left side; but, I was left with a burning sensation in my left foot that felt like I was walking on hot coals. I asked my HIV specialist at the time, Dr.... Read more »