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Could Numbness In Arm During Sleep Be A Sign Of Seroconversion

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arms going numb!

First, thank you for the time you dedicate to this forum. I would like your expert opinion to help me decide if I am proceeding correctly. I had a sexual encounter 8 weeks ago (partial hand insertion in vagina). I had a fresh cut under my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is great that you are seeing a physician to get a better understanding of your symptoms. Based on your antibody test results, combinded with the occurrence of symptoms two days after your encounter, AND the very low likelihood of transmission... Read more »

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... Read more »

UPPER LEFT ARM NAGGING PAIN THAT EXTENDS TO THE NUMB...

I HAVE THIS NAGGING PAIN IN MY UPPER LEFT ARM AND IM VERY SCARED IF THIS IS SORT A SIGN OF A HEART... Read more »
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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 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... Read more »

Another question for Switch625 (95% seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
This question is for switch with regards to 95% of people seroconverting by week 6 . . . . .
I had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman 10 weeks ago. I had most of the nerve-racking symptoms -- dry cough, sore throat, swollen glands in neck, lower... Read more »

Regarding 9 month seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Just look at the posts. Count back in months from the date of the post the amount of months this guy claims to have seroconverted. They all go back to Feb 1998. So does the 9 month case referred to earlier...so it's basically rubbish.

Kind Regards,

Kev... Read more »

Tingling/numbness (attn: Jackie,GmanBill,Switch)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anyone out there ever heard of either "AIDP" or "CIDP"?

They're also commonly referred to as peripheral neuropathy. Has anyone experienced these symptoms? (tingling in hands and feet/arms and legs).

Here's some links in case you're wondering:... Read more »