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... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy
? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy
? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will
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I have been positive for 4 yrs and have been on PI, Isentress and Atripla (off and on 3 times). I have had chronic pain in feet and hands-not too severe-and doctor gave me Tylenol 3. Now I had a severe pain/swelling/numbness in my left hand and...
...Drug or HIV related peripheral neuropathy
rarely would be localized to one regions (left hand/fingers) so most likely some other explanation likely. KH Read more »
I have had HIV since 1984, AIDS since 1998, and peripheral neuropathy since 1986. My viral load is near undetectable.My pain is still bad and I am on Meds for it. Two doctors feels that since I am nearly undetectable I should be have no pain...
...Recovery from HIV or HIV-drug related peripheral neuropathy
often but now always will occur when switched to an effective regimen with lower risk for peripheral neuropathy
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Hello Doctors,when does peripheral neuropathy start normally in the course of hiv infection. Is it from the very beginning meaning acute infection on, or only later in the course of infection?!!Is it right that it can be caused by both, hiv itself...
can be caused by HIV infection sometimes in early infection but more often in late infection. Certain HIV drugs (in particular Read more »
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,...
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 »
... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy
Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion Read more »
... Peripheral Neuropathy
(peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy
(PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, Read more »
... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy
? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
...Measures Resources Selected Sources Introduction Of the many symptoms associated with HIV/AIDS and its treatment, peripheral neuropathy
(PN) can be among the most painful and debilitating. The most common estimate is that about... Read more »
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...the lab and had my blood drawn. It was 31 days after exposure. The fever lasted about 6 to 7 days on and off. I was taking tylenol
constantly and this helped. I was so tired on Jan 10th, 11th and 12th. Also had a feeling of nausea even though I... Read more »
...got closer to the time for the next dose the pain would resurface. I am very frightened becuase I've read that this type of peripheral neuropathy
is very common during ARS and early HIV disease. I am not sure if I had any swollen lymph nodes... Read more »
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive: Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion? If so . . . for what period of... Read more »
...dear jackie blue, my doctor says that i have Peripheral Neuropathy
,but my elizer test is still neg at 8-9months. should i need to keep testing until one year.... as im very stressed out.i recently Read more »