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Does Hiv Cause Muscle Twitching And Pins And Needles

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...(Videx) Other neurotoxic drugs include: INH (isonizaid) Myambutol (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 Feet throbbing or cramping at night Sudden sharp shooting pains It is these slight or occasional sensations that...
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muscle twitch and hiv

DR, Judith,thank you for your efforts in this forum ,you realy help many patients ,my question is the muscle twitch considered asymptom of hiv infection or not. thank you.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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Muscle Twitching

I have been diagnosed 22 years ago with AIDS. I am currently on Sustiva/Truvada for 2years and Sulfa for 12 years. My CD4 of 250 and VL 0.75. Two years ago I decided to exercise 4 x week upper and lower body. The past 3 weeks I have been getting...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This probably relates as much as anything to your exercise routine. The specific locations you name are muscles that are easily overworked during more strenuous weight training. It appears to me that you may benefit from a review of your training... Read more »

walking on pin and needles

Hi Doc,Unitl you answer my question I wont be able to sleep. So Please please answer.On a recent visit to swap meet while checking out some clothes I got scratched by needle sticking out of a shirt. There was no bleeding. Now all the what ifs are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Choo,Should you be worried about contracting HIV from a scratch at a swap meet??? No, absolutely not. (Now if you had asked about contracting HIV from a "prick" at a "swap meat," Read more »

Muscle twitching

Hi, I was just wondering what would cause muscle twitching. I never had this before and it started about 2 months ago. I have never had an HIV test. I seem to sometimes get little flutters through out my body every so often, but at night my body...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...This would be a very unusual manifestation of HIV; there are many possible explanations for your symptoms and you should discuss them with your Primary Care Physician;JLS. Read more »
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Muscle Twitches

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have started experiecing muscle fasciculations (twitches) all over (mainly in the limbs). Is this is any way a symptom of HIV infection? Does peripheral neuropathy ever present itself in this way in HIV recently infected individuals? I plan... Read more »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...stuck by something.. I looked through the trash to see if it was a syringe and I didn't find any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...somewhere else minutes/hours down the track. I went to the doctor about these and he checked me over (asked if I had any pins/needles (to which I replied no) reflexes, checked for muscle weakness and checked my eyes) and said everything seemed... Read more »

Neurological symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...are as follows: Deep itching thats internal and is generalized, mild burning legs, feet, and right arms, random generalized muscle twitching that can be seen, and tingling pins and needles in soles of feet and toes, and right hand although this... Read more »