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Does Ibuprofen Help With Pain Due To Neuropathy

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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...in evening primrose oil, has reversed nerve damage in some diabetics. Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John...
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good labs no haart and neuropathy=/

I was recently diagnosed with PN. My symptoms day to day have ranged from mild with a hot pepper sensation in my feet, some numbness on part of a hand and one part of my shin to excruciating to the point I can't have shoes on and when I ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other ResourcesMore information on PN is available from The Neuropathy Association at... Read more »

Hip and finger tips (PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY)

Dear Doctor:I have been positive for only 3 years and I have never been on any HIV meds yet, but I may go on soon. I am at 411 T cells, 15% and 30k VL. I am taking Valtrex to keep shingles away, two anti histamines, amoxicillin for sore throat,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,For issue #1, you want me to "please say it is not PN." OK, it's not PN. (You can read about HIV-related PN below.)For issue #2, that your hip discomfort "has gotten better with time" would argue against avascular necrosis. That gets worse with... Read more »

Ongoing neuropathy or not

Hi Doctor Bob. I previously posted this to the 'Am I infected?' area of ur fatigue and anemia forum. I had unprotected anal sex as the insertive partner following some rather rough oral sex. 2 weeks after this incident I got a buzzing sensation...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nutter. Definitely conclusively nutter!Have I seen similar neurological symptoms related to HIV? Nope! Have I seen similar neurological symptoms related to nutters? Yep!Can NSAIDs alter HIV-antibody production or HIV test results? Nope.I... Read more »

Neuropathy

Hello- I hope you can offer some help. I have been experiencing trobbing in my feet for the past couple of years. It seems to be worse latter in the say, which seems to make sense. I recently went off of D4t and I am hoping that this might help in...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Dear Neal, it may take several months for D4T-associated peripheral neuropathy to respond to interruption of the drug. Therefore I am hopeful that your symptoms will improve. There are specific vitamin Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...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 within a cell that produce energy and are... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...medicines, lack of vitamins or HIV itself. A common example of PN is carpal tunnel syndrome . Peripheral neuropathy can be due to damage to the coating ( myelin ) of the nerve endings. The damage may also be due to a breakdown of the nerve... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

...preceding steps, consider adding adjuvant therapies to boost the effectiveness of the other drugs. At the top of this list, due to good effectiveness with few side effects, is the antiseizure med gabapentine (Neurontin). Other boosters include... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...stop or reduce a drug, it maytake six to eight weeks for the PN symptoms to decrease. If the symptomscontinue, the PN could be due to HIV. Relieving the pain can require a combination of drugs and other non-medicaltherapies. Using Tylenol or... Read more »
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What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...NSAID's but every now and then they get the better of me. I have never been on ARV's. Has anyone else her had experience with neuropathy? My ID specialist said it wasn't neuropathy since my vibration test was normal but he reccomended neuro... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...worried this may be PN and am still a few weeks away from my conclusive result. Hoping to ease my mind a bit. I have read that neuropathy generally starts in the toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really... Read more »