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Hiv-related Neuropathy Symptoms

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Can nutrition and exercise help improve HIV-related neuropathy?

Some background about me: I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in April of this year, a late-stage diagnosis with CD4 <50. My count is still <50 but I have recently started Atripla. In the past 2 months I have also been treated for PCP and subsequently...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Peripheral Neuropathy (PN) can be caused by HIV or by medications like Zerit (D4T). You are not taking Zerit. PN can be confused with other issues, so it is good to see a neurologist Read more »

Is this HIV-related neuropathy?

I've been to three neurologist regarding neurological pain, itching and burning and still don't... Read more »

numbness in feet

In the morning when i first get out of bed. my feet feel numb and i kinda walk like an old person.... Read more »
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The Body PRO

HIV-Related Peripheral Neuropathies and Their Treatment

...Authored by Justin McArthur View the original abstract Justin McArthur from Johns Hopkins provided an overview of HIV-related neuropathy in his State-of-the-Art Lecture (L8). The important impact that peripheral neuropathy makes on quality... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...the central nervous system (CNS). The nerves and muscles are the peripheral (around the outside) nervous system. People with HIV disease can have several problems with the nervous system. A common problem is peripheral neuropathy. This can... Read more »
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Any Answers - Muchly Appreciated!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...30-40 times a day and the muscle pain is random (generally confined to limbs) and intermittent. My fear is that this could be neuropathy! I tested negative at 11 weeks and I am sure many will say this is as good as conclusive but as it was a... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...PN begins in the feet and slowly spreads and this hasn't been the case but I wonder if maybe I am experiencing some kind of HIV related motor neuropathy - would this follow the same pattern. Also aware that PN rarely occurs in HIV infected... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...hot coals. I asked my HIV specialist at the time, Dr. Michael Sampson of LA, what was happenning. He said I could not have neuropathy as it always occured on both sides of the body and progressed from the outside of the body to the inside and... Read more »

Is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...muscle twitches (in the past 3 months these have occured mainly in my right eyelid). Is there any way this could be symptoms of HIV related neuropathy. I understand that a 3 month test is definitive but my exposure was via needlestick which I... Read more »