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Cervical Neuropathy

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MRI - Cervical Spine

Dr.Conway, I have been suffering from painful Neuropathy!! I went to a Neurologist, and she told take pamelor and have an MRI of my neck???I picked up the report today and I am concerned and do not understand what all this means!! Could you PLEASE...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Pamelor or nortryptiline is (along with a related drug called amitryptiline) often used in the symptomatic treatment of peripheral neuropathy.The report you present is simply pointing out a small accumulation of fluid (the syrinx) without associated... Read more »

Can Cervical degeneration be due to HIV+?

Dear Doc,Over the course of the summer, I have suffered with lower back, hip, knee, and ankle pain,... Read more »

Neuropathy symptoms

Hello, I have had a very light numbness in my arms and back of hand for over a year now, and have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Studies Examine Ways to Prevent Cervical Cancer With Few Resources

Faster, more aggressive cervical cancer treatment could benefit low-income American women and women in developing countries who test positive for high-grade precancerous lesions, two recently published studies suggest. Though some of these women may... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two Tests Cut Cervical Cancer Risk in Poor Countries

Just two lifetime health clinic visits could halve the cervical cancer risk for women in developing countries, according to a new study. Thanks to regular screenings, cervical cancer claims only around 4,000 lives annually in the United States. In... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Abnormal Cells in Cervix Raise Cancer Risk: Study

Whether abnormal changes in cervical cells -- known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) -- return or develop into cervical cancer depends in part on a woman?s age and the type of treatment she receives, a new study finds. CIN is mainly... Read more »
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HIV, Cervical Dystonia or Essential Tremor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have both HIV infection and Cervical Dystonia (also known as Spasmotic Torticollis). I would like to correspond with other gay men who have both these conditions or who have both HIV and Essential Tremor. Thank you.

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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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