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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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How Does HIV Associated Neuropathy Manifest Itself?

My above question is the question. What are the symptoms of HIV related neuropathy, and can they manifest during seroconversion? Thanks Doc! ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV-related neuropathy most commonly involved tingling or numbness in the toes and feet or pain in the feet before then involving the fingers and hands. Occasionally those symptoms can be seen during HIV serocoversion but they are commonly due to... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy: Seroconversion or Possible Combivir Side Effect

Dr. Bob,I was writing to inquire about how exactly peripheral neuropathy plays a role in HIV seroconversion. I engaged in insertive vaginal protected sex with a professional worker about three weeks ago. I know that you always say that if a condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Matt,Well, let's see, where should I begin?First off, I would not have recommended PEP for your potential exposure. Insertive vaginal protected sex, even with a small residual amount of baby oil on your Mr. Happy, does not amount to a... Read more »

jerk off with some else's saliva

hello! Im new to this page i have a question thats been bothering me for a while. I had a sexual encounter with a stranger(male) and STD Free(according to him)and I was wondering if i could get and STD from Him touching my penis with his hand. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Mutual masturbation, even with a bit of spit, is not considered a risk for HIV or most STDs. Frottage (dry docking while wearing tighty whites) is not considered a risk for STDs, including HIV.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino... Read more »

Abnormal Gallium Scan- is it PCP pneumonia or is it from my chemotherapy? My doctor is a total jerk!

The cytoxan chemotherapy which I received in the first two rounds of chemo caused a severe inflammatory response in my lungs, diagnosed by bronchoscopy in 8/2001. I was treated with Prednisone. I had a routine Gallium Scan in 12/2001 and had...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The question you are asking, if I understand you correctly, is whether you abnormal gallium scan is due to residual inflammation from your chemotherapy or due to pneumonia. I do agree with you that in the absence of fever, shortness of breath,... Read more »
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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm curious as to how many people have had neuropathic symptoms very early on in the disease and how it manifested ...Also night sweats ??Is that pretty common early on in the disease??


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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi. I was wondering if anyone could help me a few questions I have about PN.

I am experiencing muscle twitches, pretty much anywhere. It hits for a few seconds and will turn up somewhere else minutes/hours down the track. I went to the doctor... Read more »