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Diagnosed With Neuropathy

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Not Gulliene-Barre-Diagnosed as Peripheral Neuropathy! Donation to follow tomorrow!

ER last night with what I thought was Guillene-Barre Syndrom. Turns out its Peripheral Neuropathy. Not sure if this is any better in the case of HIV. I was told PN occurs later in hiv not during ars. Is this true? I am pretty much having these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Peripheral neuropathy is usually seen in later-stage disease and often associated with certain antiretroviral drugs, such as Zerit (d4T) and Videx Read more »

newly diagnosed with neuropathy

Help - Unfortunatley I tested positive last month ago and I am going to an infectious disease... Read more »

newly diagnosed and not sure of neuropathy!

i tested positive at the hospital in december, in for what i learned was PCP. started combo of... Read more »
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An Update on the Diagnosis and Management of HIV-Associated Peripheral Neuropathy

...persons experienced peripheral neuropathy (PN). Perhaps the most important point of the whole presentation was not only that the diagnosis of PN is frequently missed, but that the type of PN is often misdiagnosed. The two key types of HIV-related... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Diagnosis of Neuropathy in HIV-Positive Prison Inmates

...repair is under the direction of the nerve cell body, which contains the nucleus and cell machinery. In theory, the clinical diagnosis of DSPN is straightforward for any competent examiner. A "directed" neurologic exam for suspected DSPN is... Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... 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 Selected Sources ... Read more »
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Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...in the legs and have to go to the clinic at the same hospital as the ID Clinic. I am in the middle of getting those problems diagnosed and I don't have the same confidence in that doctor. Yes, I could go outside the public medical system, go to... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi guys. Scott here. Am very new to this forum. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...worried this may be PN and am still a few weeks away from my conclusive result. Hoping to ease my mind a bit. I have read that neuropathy generally starts in the toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really... Read more »