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Hiv Nervous System Symptoms

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"Neurological symptoms" in ARS

Dr Bob, I have read that neurological symptoms are part of ARS in abotu 12% of cases. I have also read in many of your responses the peripheral neuropathy, or pins and needles and paraesthesia is not consistent with ARS/early HIV. What types of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."intermittent painful symmetrical pins and needles sensation in my arms and on my trunk . . ." are not at all consistent with HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy!Hope that helps clarify things a bit.Dr. Bob Read more »

Neurological symptoms/swollen glands....ARS?

Dr. Bob. How common are Neuro symptoms with ARS? How do they typically manifest? I had an... Read more »

Neurological symptoms caused by opportunistic invections?

My brother is newly diagnosed HIV positive with a CD4 count of 50. I have noticed that one of his... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...(CNS) problems include depression and problems with sleeping, balance, walking, thinking, and memory. In the early years of AIDS these were all called "HIV-Associated Dementia." However, a broader range of problems is showing up at present. This... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...people newly infected with HIV. About half of the older people with AIDS have been infected for one year or less. The rates of HIV/AIDS among older people are 12 times higher for African-Americans and 5 times higher for Hispanics compared with... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...remembering to take their medications. This is where support from family and friends may come in. Also ask your doctor and local AIDS service agencies for help. Being consistent about taking your HIV drugs may be the best way to treat, and even... Read more »
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Neurological Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have heard that "neurological symptoms" can manifest during ARS. Are these symptoms just limited to neuropathy or can others present themselves? Also is it possible Read more »

Neurological symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...somewhat worried. Although i know very very unlikely i have HIV, nagging symptoms have me worried. Ive been getting a lot of wierd neurological symptoms. No swollen glands, no Fevers, no nightsweats. But what i am getting are as follows: Deep... Read more »

Neurological Symptoms!!!

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi All, I'm just wondering if anybody has ever heard of neurological symptoms in early HIV (1 1/2yrs post exposure). I continue to have chronic fatigue, muscle twitches, limb weakness, muscle aches, dry Read more »

So Scared....

Posted by vern, 2 Replies
...days now. Also, a few hours after the headache, I have a numbness on my right toe whiich is also continuing (so it seems the neurological symptoms have started). Since the neurological symptoms have started, I have been feeling like crap and... Read more »