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Description Of Neuropathy

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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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost Read more »

Giordi & neuropathy

Dear doc.I am Hiv + from 1 month possibly infected in 1999, in the last 6 month I felt my leg (in extreme) with the sensation of being high temperature a pleasure sensation which I never had before.I suffered cold legs before, after discovering I am...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It's hard to tell from your description whether you have peripheral neuropathy or not. You should get checked by a doctor to find out what is going on. Good Read more »

Neuropathy

can neuropathy be treatable?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Neuropathy due to HIV often will improve with HIV treatment. Neuropathy due to certain HIV drugs may bet better if treatment switched to Read more »

Is this peripheral neuropathy?

Firstly, let me thank you, Drs Conway and Henry, so sincerely for the work you and your colleagues do on this site. It really is a huge help and wonderful resources to HIV sufferers across the world.I am 22 year-old white male, positive for 18...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your description makes HIV-related peripheral neuropathy seem unlikely. Some sort of local compression neuropathy (as you mention related Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...damaged. Like frayed wires that canspark or misfire, PN becomes a painful, numb, burning, shooting sensation thatmany sufferers describe as "holding a lit match to my feet," or "walking onbroken glass." This chronic pain can lead those who suffer... Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...advice on ways I can manage this condition through exercise or supplementation? Peripheral neuropathy causes pain (sometimes described as tingling or burning) and numbness in the hands and feet. While HIV is one cause of the condition, it's... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...a significant association included ddI/d4T use, older age, and haplogroup T. Between 10% and 15% of individuals of European descent belong to mitochondrial haplogroup T. Jeffrey Canter of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and colleagues... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

... How Is It Diagnosed? People living with HIV can have conditions of the nervous system other than PN, so it's important to describe your symptoms correctly to ensure an accurate diagnosis. Talking to your health provider sooner rather than later... Read more »
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chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions. My other... Read more »