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Can Any Medications Make Neuropathy Worse

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Neuropathy problem

I started taking efavirenz,tenofovir,lamivudine in November 2008, ever since i have pains in my feet, but the left one is worse. It seems as if the pain is getting worse day by day. I talked to my doctor and he thinks is the side effects of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...D.T.,It would be somewhat unlikely that your current antiretrovirals are the cause of your pains in your feet. Distal sensory polyneuropathy is seen much more commonly with ddI (Videx), d4T (Zerit) or ddC (Hivid). I would suggest you have an... Read more »

Neuropathy and resistance to Elavil?

My partner has been taking 12.5mg of Elavil for neuropathy for about 4 months now. Initially that... Read more »

neuropathy analysis

In treatment-naive patients who develop neuropathy, does viral load or CD4 count necessarily have... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

... Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...follow-up visit with the doctor next month. Thanks to Scot's post and a very quick search, I may now have a name for the problem = neuropathy. And, the site that I quickly visited says that it could be treatable. I'll do more research when I... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »

MYELOPATHY/NEUROPATHY

Posted by Kipling, 2 Replies
...virus attacked my spine and I am now living with a spinal disease called myelopathy which enables me to walk. I also developed neuropathy from my mid thigh down to my feet. I have been in a wheelchair almost 5 years. I am able to use a walker... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »