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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Neuropathy in Head

What can you tell me about neuropathy which may be causing dizziness and headaches? Don't really have symptoms in hands and feet, but am a long timer and doc mentioned that this may be what I am now dealing with.Thankyou...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Standard HIV or drug related neuropathy generally involves the longest nerves first. When there are central nervous system symptoms as you describe the may be concerns about HIV encephalitis/encephalopathy as well as a wide range of non-HIV... Read more »

I'm Having Bouts of Dizziness

Hi Dr. Henry, I've been having some weird symptoms on and off for several months and am wondering what is causing them. Back about 9 months ago, I woke up really dizzy in the morning, like my head was swimming really bad and once I even got...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unlikely to be standard HIV related neuropathy from what you describe (risk increases with lower CD4 counts and higher viral loads). The efavirenz in Atripla could be contributing to your symptoms but that would be a diagnosis of exclusion-more... Read more »

Neck aggravation, dizziness

I have had this ongoing problem with my neck, which I describe as dizziness, but I'm not sure if that is in fact what it is. I feel a sensation in my neck and the back of my head that feels kind of "fuzzy", like it is caught between...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Hard for me to say anything helpful without even more details. I assume that you have no hearing problems, no evidence for diabetes and that you have seen a good HIV savy neurologist for a complete evaluation. If nothing specific is found I would... Read more »

extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The penetration lasted less than a minute since I was afraid of STDs. That evening, I returned to my apartment to find small red dots appearing on the head of my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.There is no way for me to tell you what could be causing your symptoms. Yoursymptoms can be due to numerous causes, and only your physician can tell youwhat is causing your symptoms. I am enclosing below a review of the... Read more »
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fever?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi...i really hope someone could help me....about a year ago...i had up sex..not too long after...i developed breast and armpit pain....then couple months after..i had been experiencing bad pain in my right shoulder-MRI-tendonitis...then now i think... Read more »

hopeless! Persistent dry mouth and P Neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »

Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »