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Fluid Retention And Neuropathy

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Fluid Retention

Hello my mom has HIV and she's retaining alot of fluid, which swells her body and she's in pain alot. It also causes her to get headaches. Is there anything she can do to get rid of it?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear about your mom. There are many causes of fluid retention, some can be quite serious (ranging from kidney, liver and heart disease to blood clots).The most important thing to do at this time is for her to... Read more »

water retention on medication

I have been hiv positive for 2 years. I have Graves disease and in Feb. 2006 I had the 131... Read more »

Just read the Neuropathy question (3-28)

Just an FYI Dr. Frascino, Gabapentin works for me and thanks for answering my earlier questions.... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

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 Selected... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

New HIV Care Guidelines Focus on Entry Into and Retention In Care

Table 1 adapted from "Guidelines for Improving Entry Into and Retention in Care and Antiretroviral Adherence for Persons with HIV," published in the Annals of Internal Medicine . Click image for full PDF. Guidelines, guidelines, guidelines.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Establishment, Retention and Loss to Follow-Up in Outpatient HIV Care

Though HIV-infected patients optimally benefit from indefinite, periodic outpatient care, the initial establishment of HIV care and subsequent care retention are problematic. The study authors examined establishment, retention, and loss to follow-up... Read more »
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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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 »

body fluid touched the skin without intercourse

Posted by mona811
can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »