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Does Cold Feet Mean I Have Hiv

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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 sec. i have 2+ pedal pulses. but my feet and hands are freezing. I've also noticed that when i am sleeping i can not stay in more than one...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sounds like it's time for a check-up to see what is going on. Your symptoms could be the result of many medical conditions, although are unlikely to be the result of HIV infection alone.... Read more »

cold feet

Dear Doctor,Are ice-cold feet the sign of neuropathy. I seem to get pins and needles in my feet and... Read more »

Cold hands & feet with Neurontin

Last month I increased my dose of Neurontin from 300mg (3xdaily) to 600mg (3xdaily). I'm... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
Hello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »

Negative means Negative!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was a frequenter to this board almost two years ago. For all the worried well, please read this.
In Oct '99, I had a low risk exposure with a man who I found out two weeks later was poz.
About a week after my exposure, I noticed a small... Read more »

recurrent colds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are recurrent colds (within the first 5 months of infection) a sign of HIV? I mean, my immune system is clearly weakened since I've been getting sick so often. I've had about 3 or 4 since having unprotected sex twice with someone of unknown status.... Read more »

a tenacious cold?

Posted by pozartistsd, 2 Replies
Hi all... I just caught some kind of bug from one of my family members when i was visiting. I had a flu shot but still got some kind of flu/cold like illness, more like a cold actually. I was worried for about a week since i only have around 300... Read more »