Can Neuropathy Cause Muscle Pain

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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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
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Muscle pain and high white blood cell count

Dear Dr. Frascino:I have been positive for 21 years, and have been shown to be resistant to all current medications. I have recently had a drop in my white blood cells and have been told that I should restart Fuzeon treatments in anticipation of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello In Pain,Low white blood cell counts and/or high HIV plasma viral loads would not directly cause joint or muscle pain. There are a wide variety of potential HIV-associated conditions that can have joint and muscle pain associated with them,... Read more »

Muscle and Joint Pain

Ive been reading the questions about joint and muscle pain and your answers seem to dismiss the cause and effect of joint and muscle pain in relation to HIV meds. But I think you need to review all of the many questions about the same issue and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your feedback is noted and appreciated. To date there has not been any trend for increased joint/muscle pain due to Atripla in the literature nor have I seen a clear association in the many patients on Atripla in our clinic. Isolated Read more »

muscle pain

I am having severe muscle pain, though not on meds. The worst part is on arms and legs, it comes and goes, usually with the feeling hot situation. Is this the virus going beyond the roof or should I look for something else?thanks
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Dear Muscle Pain,This may not be muscle pain but nerve pain, ie neuropathy. That is likely caused by the virus itself. It sounds like you should Read more »

joint and muscles pains

Dear Doc, Im 43 y.o. male, positive since 7 years ago. I started HAAR on a combination of Sustiva and Combivir which brought down my VL to undetectable and CD4 to 600-800. One year ago my doctor changed my regimen to Sustiva and Abacavir so that I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Have you seen a rheumatologist? AZT can cause subtle muscle irritation or mitochondrial damage. Is tenofovir avaiable where you are? A trial off a thymidine analogue might be useful to see what happens to your symptoms. KH 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 »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage 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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muscle & joint pain

Posted by ElGringo, 1 Reply
...but has rebounded in the last 2 years to around 150,000 which for me, is good. It's the progression of the joint pain & neuropathy, burning muscle cramps that has just about put me into a pasture so to speak. I have probs just going from one... Read more »

Any Answers - Muchly Appreciated!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fasciculations and pain for the past 4 weeks. It came out of nowhere - random muscles will twitch up to 30-40 times a day and the muscle pain is random (generally confined to limbs) and intermittent. My fear is that this could be neuropathy! I... Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Anyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps? Thanks a million. Read more »
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