Could Numbness In Arm During Sleep Be A Sign Of Seroconversion

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Overnight numbness in my arms

I have been taking Atripla for the las year and altely I feel some numbness in my arms at night when I am sleeping. it feels like when one has been seating for a long time and your legs don't respond and have a tingling sensation.Thanks for all the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...not likely due to the Atripla or HIV and more likely due to variable nerve of blood vessel compression that can occur during sleep as weight/sleep position puts pressure on sensitive areas of your shoulder or arm. I would discuss with your HIV... Read more »


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