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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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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
Hi,Regarding nutrition, see below. As for fatigue, that depends on the cause of the HIV-associated fatigue. Check out the archives for a thorough discussion of the potential causes and treatments of HIV-associated fatigue. You should also review the... Read more »

Peripheral neuropathy

I have been positive since 1985 I had Toxo in 97 and started taking meds.. due to side effects I quit meds for three years Im now back on 5 mo. ts had dropped to 57 vl sky high.... I haven't seen my most recent labs but I know Im feeling...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Autonomic neuropathy can occur due to HIV infection (usually in pxs with history of very low CD4 counts) and is often difficult to manage. I have not had much like with drugs like Neurontin for autonomic neuropathy but sometimes a focused... Read more »

iron deficiency anemia -- what are the foods to eat?

I have been diagnosed with having I.D.A, and my diet is to change, what are the foods that i should be eating?Also, being a few stone over-weight, does this make my condition worse?...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloFoods rich in iron include most green leafy vegetables such as spinach, collard, dandelion greens, chard and kale. Peas are also a good source as well as dried fruits such as apricots, dates, and prunes. Legumes such as white beans, red beans,... Read more »

eating food in a restaurant

recently I ate a sandwich at a sub shop and the sandwich preparer blew his nose once while he prepared my sanswich.After i ate the sandwich I began wondering some of the mucous of the sandwich preparer may have gotten on my food just before I ate...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that people get infected with HIV by having their food prepared by HIV positive people. HIV is not an airborne virus, so the risk for infection (even if your food preparer was HIV infected) is nonexistent. See "Can I get... Read more »
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HIV Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

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Nutrition and Eating?

Posted by DEFCON1SQcdc, 3 Replies
I was just curious to know what types food does everybody here eat to keep healthy and keep weight on? Do you have any good suggestions on eating habits and times that you eat? I've stopped drinking alcohol completely and swear that I've lost a full... Read more »

WHAT CAN YOU EAT ???

Posted by Sunshine87, 3 Replies
IM TRYING TO FATTEN MY BROTHER UP HE HAS STOPED EATING AND FOR THE PAST 2WKS HE HAS EATING NOTHING BUT SOUPS SOMETIMES HE KEEPS IT DOWN SOMETIMES HE DOES NOT. powerade and gatorade AND WATER IS ALL HE HAS BEEN DRINKING BUT AGAIN HE DOES NOT KEEP IT... Read more »