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Explanation Of Neuropathy Effecting The Toes

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peripheral neuropathy?

sometime back i started having pain in my legs and feet, starting below my knees. mostly my left side. it is not excruciating, but it keeps me awake at night and is noticeable any time i am still. i also at times experience similar symptoms in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine a low risk (but not zero) from some of the drugs you are now taking (such as the FTC in Truvada) so if there is no other explanation then consideration of a switching strategy might be discussed. Peripheral neuropathy can often be a... Read more »

L.T.S.E. of my HARRT therapy?

Good Morning, Dr. Henry,I was hoping you could address my neuropathy concerns. I've been on a... Read more »


I am having the most excruciating pain in my left foot and both of my hands. I am in a study using... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...nuisance or a disabling weakness. It is usually a feeling of pins and needles, burning, stiffness, or numbness in the feet and toes. It can also be tickling sensations, unexplained pain, or sensations that seem more intense than normal. PN... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...acetyl-carnitine, and evening primrose oil containing gammalinolenic acid. Caution should be taken when considering these supplements.Their effectiveness has not been proven in large studies, although some verysmall studies have reported benefit... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

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AIDS Treatment News

AIDS Treatment News January 7, 2000

...the $45.50 monthly Part B premiums (which come due after only 12 months back at work) for those earning under $1939. For an explanation of the unusual rules on how to use these programs, see " Keep Your Medicare in Force As You Go Back to Work --... Read more »
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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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 go above the knees. Is this the case... 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 and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...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 time? Read more »