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Home Remedies For Severe Pain From Neuropathy

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AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

...Talk to your health care provider about what side effects to expect. Ask when you should get medical attention because a side effect goes on too long, or has gotten severe. Find out if you can treat mild side effects with home remedies or over-the-counter medications. In some cases, your health care provider can write you a prescription for something you can take to deal with a side effect if it gets severe. Stock up! If you're...
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Home remedies for urethral wart

Hi Dr. Bob,I noticed that I had a small amount of blood in my semen about a month ago and didn't think anything of it until a week later it happened again. Upon the second occurrence I spread the opening and noticed a small cauliflower-like growth...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello T, USAF,Unfortunately home remedies are not effective for treatment of HPV genital warts. In fact some may cause additional inflammation and discomfort. I strongly Read more »

Neuropathy and Muscular/Joint Pain

I was diagnosed in August, 07 and started Truvada/Kaletra when I was in the hospital due to very intense illness during conversion. I became undetectable within about 3 months and my CD4 count ranges anywhere from 500-800. About 2 months ago I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy would rarely be due to one of the drugs in Truvada/Kaletra but does occur. Switching to alternative meds is often preferred Read more »

neuropathy pain

am on triomune and it has been a year now . i have severe pain on my legs and feet .Got a cd4 count of 1700 is that normal a retest however indicate 695 .I am trying vit b6 supplement but the pain is still there
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms could well be due to the stavudine (D4T)in the Triomune. You need to discuss with your HIV provider to see of the dose of D4T could be decreased (Triomune-30) or can the D4T be switched to AZT, tenofovir, or abacavir in your region (?... Read more »

neuropathy pain (didanosine+stavudine+efavirenz)

Dear Dr Robert J. Frascino, I'm sure many patients email you a lot of times regarding this matter. But I really really hope you won't get bored. I'd really really appreciate your help, time and patience!My question is:My father CD4 recently = 480He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...as AZT/3TC or Viread/FTC, for example. The ddI plus d4T combination is associated with an increased incidence of peripheral neuropathy and pancreatitis. If your dad's reason for staying on this inferior dangerous combination is a concern about... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...nerve signals. Other treatments include Neurontin, an anticonvulsant drug; and a gel containing the anesthetic lidocaine. Severe symptoms: Narcotic pain relievers such as codeine or methadone can be used. The anti-seizure medication pregabalin... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...such as antidepressants (Elavil), oranticonvulsants (Tegretol, Dilantin, Neurontin, Lamictal). If the painincreases and becomes severe, stronger narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called... Read more »
Project Inform

Pain Patch for Neuropathy Fails in Study

...company, NeurogesX, reported in a press 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Controlled Trial of High-Concentration Capsaicin Patch for Treatment of Painful HIV Neuropathy

... There are limited effective treatments for the painful condition HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP). Capsaicin desensitizes cutaneous nociceptors resulting in Read more »
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Amazing Simple Home Remedies

Posted by daisey6205, 4 Replies
1. If you are choking on an ice cube, don't panic. Simply pour a cup of boiling water down your throat and presto! The blockage will be almost instantly removed. 2. Clumsy? Avoid cutting yourself while slicing vegetables by getting ... Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...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 handshake. The... Read more »

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 Read more »