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Diseases Caused By Neuropathy

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causes of sensory neuropathy

although i have full-blown aids (cd4-134)my question is about my best friend who has been HIV+ for nearly 17 years, and his cd4 count is 851. he has been on a Combivir/Sustiva cocktail for 2 years. he is now experiencing pain and tingling from...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...3TC (a component of Combivir) can cause peripheral neuropathy (drug related almost always involves the foot first-usually in a fairly symmetric manner). HIV can mimic Read more »

Opinion on cause of neuropathy

In the last two weeks I have been experiencing neuropathy in my hands, forearms, feet and lower... Read more »

Can Trizivir/Viread Combo cause neuropathy?

I changed from Viracept and Combivir regimin exactly 6 weeks ago. I am now taking Trizivir and... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...than normal. PN symptoms can come and go. Serious PN can cause difficulty walking or standing. What Causes PN? PN can be caused by HIV infection of nerve cells, by drugs used to treat HIV or other health problems, or other factors. Risk... Read more »
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 Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...neuron apoptosis (cell death). Slowly, axons degenerate and are lost, starting with the nerve cells farthest from the CNS. DPSN caused by antiretroviral drugs is thought to be due to impaired mitochondrial function. Mitochondria are structures... Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...toes. Do you have any 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... Read more »
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Neurophaty?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...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 question is, how common is neuropathy in early HIV? I started getting symptoms of... Read more »

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 and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, Read more »