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Hand Neuropathy Causes

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Loosing feeling in feet and hands, Neuropathy or circulation problems?

I have had neuropathy for at least the last three years. My Doctor has left me on Ziagen Zerit with adding Kaletra Liquid. I have noticed over the last six months that my feet especially get very cold and stiff and my knees get what looks like...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...nature and likely source of your neurologic complaints would be a good idea with your symptoms. If a diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy is confirmed then a switch off the Zerit to an alternative with less likelihood of neurologic problems should... Read more »

Is pain on back of hands/tops of feet, Neuropathy?

to avoid I have been HIV+ for nearly 20 years now and have been relatively healthy. My viral load... Read more »

peripheral neuropathy

been have burning thigling in my hand and foot it come and go not on any hiv meds as of now but... Read more »
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Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...exercise or supplementation? Peripheral neuropathy causes pain (sometimes described as tingling or burning) and numbness in the hands and feet. While HIV is one cause of the condition, it's certainly not the only one. Diabetes and cancer... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...status exam (orientation to person, place, and time), assessment of cranial nerve function, motor function (strength in the hands and feet), sensory function (sensation in both hands and both feet), neurovascular examination (including pulses in... Read more »
Women Alive

Neuropathy

...vitamin B6. It helps protect the nerves and prevent or treat peripheral neuropathy ( usually felt as pain or numbness in the hands or feet ). Neuropathy can be caused by some drugs used in AIDS treatment, most often the "d" drugs ( for example... Read more »
Project Inform

Pain Patch for Neuropathy Fails in Study

...release February 27, 2008 early results from their recent study of their experimental pain patch NGX-4010 to treat HIV-related neuropathy. The results from their second Phase 3 study showed that NGX-4010 failed to perform better than placebo. ... Read more »
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Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions. My other... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching experience if the handshaker decides to give me a firm... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like sunburn). At times both my arms and legs have been... Read more »