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Hiv Numbness Toes

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HELP!!!!!! My toes, legs and arms are numb!!!

Dear Dr.First and foremost I want to thank you all for this incredible site...It has been very helpful for me dealing with this disease. My question however is that lately (I am a female who has been HIV+ for four years and I am on no meds)I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes -- that could be neuropathy due to HIV itself or less likely some other cause (such as spinal stenosis, a vertebral disc, other infection, etc). It also could simply be a problem with the support in your feet/arches or something like that.... Read more »

Numbness in toes and feet.

Are my HIV meds causing numbness in my toes and feet, or is it my psych meds? I take... Read more »

Numbness in my toes is getting worse

Dr:I've been having some numbness in my toes for about 1 year now. It hasn't been too... Read more »
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Working My Last Nerve

They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Well, my feet and I have been on poor terms ever since 1964 when I snagged a toenail under the door and destroyed any potential they had for becoming high-fashion open-toed shoe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Campaign Personalizes Numbing HIV Statistics

In Harris County, Texas, black women account for 77 percent of all HIV-infected women. They represent a particularly vulnerable population, contracting the virus from undiagnosed partners, potentially passing it to children, and becoming sick from... Read more »

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Greece Calls for International Cooperation in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

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Toes are numb on both

Posted by Rivy, 6 Replies
I have been dealing with this for some time now. However, it's gotten worst the past few months and I can't go or do anything without having this neropathy in both my feet toes. Is there anything out there that can cure it without surgery. I... Read more »

Tingling and numbness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well i went for more tests ,there doing a complete blood test on me checking everything also there checking for diabetis and yes there throwing in another hiv test to.I asked about testing for CMV i was told that i was probably exposed to it when i... Read more »

Numb left index finger

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just a quick question. Would a numb left index fingertip without any other numbness be a sign of HIV? Maybe late HIV?

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Numbness of pinky finger and next to it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Ive been reading this board and noticed that several people have this numbness and tingling. Many have it mostly in thier pinky finger and the one next to it. Thats what I have. My entire hand even went dead like rubber at night
Also have had light... Read more »