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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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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost Read more »

Neuropathy

can neuropathy be treatable?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Neuropathy due to HIV often will improve with HIV treatment. Neuropathy due to certain HIV drugs may bet better if treatment switched to Read more »

does this effect my neuropathy

i have noticed that my feet have started to give me more probles now that i'm useing tazadon could it be my new weight gain? or is it the meds
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If by tazadon you mean trazodone its effect on neuropathy is variable but in general has not had much of a relationship with causing neuropathy in the feet. KH Read more »

Could my depression be related to autonomal neuropathy?

I have a 10 year history of worstening peripheral neuropathy related to HIV. I now have symptoms relating to autonomic functions - difficulty in swallowing & urinating and I am also regurgitating undigested food.I have now been diagnosed with severe...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I also do not have the answer to your question. Anything is possible. HIV related CNS involvement does not always show up on scans and can certainly cause symptoms of depression and/or anxiety. I apologize for not being able to shed more light on... Read more »
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Videx EC

...formulation should be used. Tips: Study indicates Videx EC (compared to Videx) may have lower risk of peripheral neuropathy. Swallow the capsules whole. The capsules eliminate the bad taste and texture of the tablets and the enteric coating... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...various strengths, and as a powder that is dissolved in water. Videx EC should be taken with an empty stomach. Do not chew it; swallow it whole. The recommended dose of didanosine is based on weight. For people weighing at least 20 kg (44 lbs.)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

...TM . In some countries, it is called Telzir. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Fosamprenavir is a pro-drug. The drug you swallow is not active against HIV. It breaks down in the body to produce the active form, which is the drug amprenavir... Read more »
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chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »