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Does HIV Cause Cold Hands

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Cold hands & feet with Neurontin

Last month I increased my dose of Neurontin from 300mg (3xdaily) to 600mg (3xdaily). I'm experiencing colder than usual hands and feet. Is this a side effect from the increased Neurontin and are there other alternatives? Thanks....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is hard to answer that question without details regarding such issues as your HIV status, HIV meds, whether you smoke, age, whether cold temperatures aggravate the condition, etc. Neurontin by itseld doesn't usually cause the feet/hands to... Read more »

Does Fingering the Vagina and doing Hand job with the same hand causes HIV?

I had a massage and I put fingers in the lady's vagina and immediately I did a hand job my... Read more »

Cold hands/feet numbness in periphery

I have HIV, my hands and feet get very cold and start aching. My capillary refill time is within 2... Read more »
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HIV - through hand contact?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm currently feeling absolutely petrified and shocked with an insistent belief that I have contracted HIV.

The tragic incident occurred with a prostitute who first had her fingers inside her vagina and then used that hand to rub my penis for some... Read more »

I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
I'm not happy. I have been asking my doctor for ages if I can go on some kind of HIV drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it... Read more »

I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
Hi guys, I am very concern, because of my symptoms, that I may have HIV.
My recent exposure was went to the massage parlor and had a hand job and a massage with a massage oil. Then next day, I had felt the urge of urination and went to a doc and got... Read more »

Sore Throat And Colds Have Nothing To Do With HIV!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Check this out:

http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/forum/view_question.html?section_id=61&id=48209&category_id=0

The doctor says that neither the frequency of, nor susceptibility to common colds (including sore throat symptoms) is different in HIV+... Read more »