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Complications Of Peripheral Neuropathy

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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 References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will
Ask the Experts

L.T.S.E. of my HARRT therapy?

Good Morning, Dr. Henry,I was hoping you could address my neuropathy concerns. I've been on a regime of; Norvir(1pill,100mg,1xdaily)Viread(1pill,300mg,1xdaily)Keppra(1pill,1000mg,1xdaily)Selzentry(1pill,150mg,2xdaily)Prezista(2pills,400mg,1xdaily)....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your current HIV regimen is not usually one that has a clearly increased risk for peripheral neuropathy. Your symptoms certainly sound like peripheral neuropathy which can be due to HIV (risk often related to lower CD4 counts), HIV Read more »

Peripheral neuropathy.

Medical inquiry.My name is DNM, male and aged 58 next September. I reside in Harare Zimbabwe and was diagnosed HIV positive in May 2006 and started anti retroviral treatment (ART) in August 2006. At that time my CD count was 160. Since then I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The problems you describe are consistent with drug-related peripheral neuropathy (PN) which can be very frustrating to deal with. PN was a common problem in the US among HIV+ patients on treatment but is has Read more »

Accupuncture and Neuropathy

Is there any evidence to indicate whether accupuncture might be helpful in dealing with AIDS-related neuropathy?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Peripheral neuropathy is a most troubling complication of HIV infection or its therapy. With respect to antiretroviral drugs, it is most often associated Read more »

Peripherial Neuropathy

I have had sever painful PN for over 16 years. I have a spinal implant to block the pain from reaching my brain. Over the past 6 months my PN has progressed to the point that the implant can no longer provide the relief it initially did. It still...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy remains one of the most upsetting and difficult to manage complications seen in HIV-infected patients. You likely have the help Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion 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, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Starting HIV-Positive Patients on HAART Early Reduces Treatment-Related Complications, Study Finds

...between 1996 and 2005. Researchers analyzed the records for three types of treatment-related complications: kidney failure; peripheral neuropathy, a type of nerve damage; and lipoatrophy, a wasting condition. HIV-positive people often are told... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

When to Start Meds

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...between 1996 and 2005. Researchers analyzed the records for three types of treatment-related complications: kidney failure; peripheral neuropathy, a type of nerve damage; and lipoatrophy, a wasting condition. HIV-positive people often are told to... Read more »