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Does Vitamin B Complex Injection Help To Treat Neuropathy

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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...creams for local treatment. These contain the anesthetic lidocaine, or capsaicin, the chemical that gives hot chili peppers their heat. Nutrient therapies : Nutrient therapies have been studied for PN caused by diabetes. B vitamins: Several B vitamins are useful in treating diabetic neuropathy. These include biotin, choline, inositol, and thiamine. They appear to improve nerve function. Alpha-lipoic acid may help protect nerves from...
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Co-Infection with HCV and peripheral neuropathy problems - What to treat first

I have recently confirmed after after 2 neg test that I am pos for HIV/HCV in month 4. During this period I developed Trush that will not go away (Ny and chroz) and recently developed NP of my feet. My CD4 is very low at 320 for a newbie with very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...said, there is no data to say if this would be a good idea with your relatively new HIV infection as well. One point in favor of treatment with interferon is that it will also cause your HIV viremia to decline. One point against it is that it can... Read more »

reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below a link to a recent article which provides information about neuropathy that summarizes where we are in diagnosing and treating this uncomfortable condition. As for TRIM5a, it's way too early to predict if it will be a "genuine HIV cure" or... Read more »

what to eat and what not to eat

I am from Cameroon and have been diagnosed HIV Positive with a CD4 of 379 of late, and not taking any HIV treatment drugs. What are the things i should eat so as to keeps my CD4 up and if I get fatigue what are the drugs i should take for first aid
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fish, soybean and canola oil, some nuts and seedsFor More Information: Visit our vitamin index page.Vitamin B12What It Does: B vitamins (including B12) regulate the body's metabolic processes, which include producing energy, regulating the heart... Read more »

Selenium-Brazil Nut

Doc,the question is this,how many nut can we consume a day to avoid causing toxis situations to the body,I read that two(2) brazil nut(with shell) is ok to produce 200mcg the body needed daily,one is 100mcg,we dont have such in europe cos of EU...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...plan. Check out Appendix E for a list of studies looking at the affect of micronutrient supplements in people with HIV/AIDS.B vitamins may help slow disease progression in people with HIV. They are also important for healthy mitochondria, the... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

...the "d" drugs were continued. Also important is replenishment of magnesium , often deficient in PHAs (try 500 mg daily) and B complex vitamins, in particular, the following: vitamin B12 (1,000 mcg, 2-7 times per week; nasal gel or injections... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...addition to HIV can cause DSPN, including diabetes, alcoholism, thyroid disease, syphilis, hepatitis C, kidney disease, and vitamin B12 deficiency. A careful clinical history and laboratory testing are used to rule out these conditions. Use of... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Older age (greater than 50) Medical conditions (for example, diabetes) Alcoholism Neurotoxic drugs Vitamin B12 deficiency (rarely) Neurotoxic drugs include many that are used to treat HIV or HIV-relatedconditions. The... Read more »
The Body

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...oil, some nuts and seeds For More Information: Visit our vitamin index page. Vitamin B 12 What It Does: B vitamins (including B 12 ) regulate the body's metabolic processes, which include producing energy, regulating the heart... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Anyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps? Thanks a million. Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, which makes me feel shaky all day. Does anyone know if this side-effect goes away with... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...quick search, I may now have a name for the problem = neuropathy. And, the site that I quickly visited says that it could be treatable. I'll do more research when I have finished here. Read more »