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Does HIV Cause Tingling In Fingers

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tingling in fingers and toes with red splotches

Hello, I have been HIV+ for ~11-12 years and I have taken everything from AZT to now taking Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir and everything in between. A couple weeks ago I started getting tingling in my fingertips. The next day, it also appeared in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The symptoms you describe would be unusual to be standard HIV drug related peripheral neuropathy due to distribution and the fact that the symptoms improved yet meds were continued. Vascular Read more »

Burning and Tingling in hands and feet

Hello Doc Keith, Please answermy question and let me feel reassured. I am on atripla since march... Read more »

Pain, Tingling, Numbness In Left Hand and Fingers

I am 69 years old and was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. I started HIV meds (AZT and ddC) in July... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...(ethambutol) Flagyl (metronidazole) Hydoxyurea How Do You Know if You Have PN? Early signs of PN include: Tingling Pins and needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep Stumbling when you walk ... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...diabetes include: Extreme thirst Need to urinate frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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HIV Positive?

Posted by shinpai, 2 Replies
...and feeling sleepy all the time. I also noticed that I had softer than usual stool. Three weeks later I started feeling a tingling sensation in my vagina (exactly where his penis touches me when we have sex). Within a week after that, the... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

numbness and tingling

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Jackie,Jade,Gregg,Gman,anyone know whats goin on with the tingling and numbing hands and fingers.As you all know ive had all the symptoms everyone else has, i thought i was the only one with this numbing problem but there Read more »

Tingling and numbness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...not show if it was a recent exposer or not so iwas told there wasn't much point in having a test done.I still have numbing in fingers and toes,muscle aches,coated tounge and swollen nodes,under jaw,collarbone and groin.I will get my next test... Read more »