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Can You Get Neuropathy In The Hands

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neuropathy & sleepy hands

Dr. Doctor:Is neuropathy the same things as when your hands fall asleep when you rest on them? For some reason within the last sevral months, I wake up in the middle of the night with my hands or arms completely asleep. Is this it, or does...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy starts in the feet and may progress to involve the hands; it doesn't start in the hands. The sensations you are describing are like the sensations of peripheral neuropathy, but in Read more »

Loosing feeling in feet and hands, Neuropathy or circulation problems?

I have had neuropathy for at least the last three years. My Doctor has left me on Ziagen Zerit... Read more »

Is pain on back of hands/tops of feet, Neuropathy?

to avoid I have been HIV+ for nearly 20 years now and have been relatively healthy. My viral load... Read more »
Articles
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...exercise or supplementation? Peripheral neuropathy causes pain (sometimes described as tingling or burning) and numbness in the hands and feet. While HIV is one cause of the condition, it's certainly not the only one. Diabetes and cancer... 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

Pain Patch for Neuropathy Fails in Study

...release February 27, 2008 early results from their recent study of their experimental pain patch NGX-4010 to treat HIV-related neuropathy. The results from their second Phase 3 study showed that NGX-4010 failed to perform better than placebo. ... Read more »
Women Alive

Neuropathy

...vitamin B6. It helps protect the nerves and prevent or treat peripheral neuropathy ( usually felt as pain or numbness in the hands or feet ). Neuropathy can be caused by some drugs used in AIDS treatment, most often the "d" drugs ( for example... Read more »
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employment for a AA female in Atlanta

Posted by darlene45, 1 Reply
...told me that I called out too much and was constantly late. I have been diagnosed since 2001, I suffer with neuropathy in my hands. Neuropathy in my hands makes them tingle and ache. Currently I am taking neurontin every night along with 3... Read more »

Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...worried this may be PN and am still a few weeks away from my conclusive result. Hoping to ease my mind a bit. I have read that neuropathy generally starts in the toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really... 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 »