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Can You Die From Neuropathy

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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 AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+) develop problems that involve the nervoussystem. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations, andfeelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and spinal cord(central...
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Neuropathy

What are the different types of this? What part of Hiv do you get this? And does everyone Hiv pos get this? and could you die from this....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The neuropathy associated with HIV or drugs used to treat HIV is specifically a "peripheral neuropathy", meaning that it affects the feet and hands at the "periphery" of the body. Not everyone with HIV gets this, and it usually... Read more »

neuropathy

How are people with HIV related neuropathy supposed to exercise and stay healthy if they can barley stand up on two feet without it hurting. I dont want to die young because I have neuropathy and am unable to excercise and stay healthy. really...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV-related neuropathy remains a major problem for many patients. Effective treatment for HIV can sometimes stablize reverse neuropathy. Some HIV drugs can aggravate neuropathy so a review of all drugs or other conditions possibly contributing to... Read more »

Tired and want to die.

please help me make my lover understand I have no fight left in this fight.I am in a gay relationship of 20 years. I have beenpoz since 99 and unfortunately developed full blown AIDS right away - wasting, meningitis... I have been through almost...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I understand that you have experienced great suffering. Nobody wants to undergo further suffering if they can avoid it. Your feelings are understandable.In your case, you have an undetectable viral load and a healthy number of CD4 T cells. Your... Read more »

neuropathy already??

Hi Im sorry I dont think this question belongs in this forum but I have been trying to get an awnser from Dr. Bob for the last 2 weeks and have not gotten any responses and am desperate. I'll understand if you dont wish to respond. I'll...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for discussion of side effects of antiretroviral therapy.... Read more »
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Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi guys. Scott here. Am very new to this forum. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like... Read more »

Tired of condemnation of those dying or have died

Posted by Anonymous
It has taken me five years to finally stand up to anyone who
has said or says "I should be quiet, don't cause a scene, etc."

Well, I'm no longer able to be quiet, sorry if it embarrasses my family and friends, my church, my pastor, my religion,... Read more »

Conscious Dying

Posted by Anonymous
Dying consciously can be the most beautiful, profound experience of our lives. When consciousness awakens beyond the veil, we laugh at how silly we were not to remember we are spiritual beings having human experiences and death is nothing to fear... Read more »

Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »