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Hormones And Peripheral Neuropathy

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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
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Neuropathy???

Hi I am 43 years old male, positive from last 9 years and not in ARV, yet. My Blood counts were: In 2007-5-23, CD4 747, CD8 649, CD3 1493, cd4P.03, CD8% 43.47, CD4/CD8 ratio 1.15. In 2008-1-31, CD4 464, CD3 949 and CD4% 48.9. In 2008-4-08, CD4...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It generally would be unusual to have HIV-related peripheral neuropathy with high CD4 cell counts and undetectable HIV levels. I assume you have seen a neurologist. The character/location of the pain Read more »

peripheral neuropathy

Hello Doctors,when does peripheral neuropathy start normally in the course of hiv infection. Is it from the very beginning meaning acute infection on, or only later in the course of infection?!!Is it right that it can be caused by both, hiv itself...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by HIV infection sometimes in early infection but more often in late infection. Certain HIV drugs (in particular Read more »

Hormone Therapy for Waisting and Lab Results

I use Nandrolone Deconate 200mg and Testosteron Cyponate 200mg twice a week for muscle gain. Up until November 2003 I had also been using Anadro 50 twice a day. The first or February I had blood drawn to check a few things. Several items came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...levels. Also, I tend to worry about your current antiretroviral medication combo Videx EC, Hivid, and Sustiva. The risk of peripheral neuropathy, lipodystrophy, and other complications might be reduced if you switched to any of a number of newer... Read more »

dryness in my hands and mouth

Dear DrI am a 41 yr old male. I was infected by the hiv in april 2003.My vl is 1250..my cd4 were 420. Since then I experience extreme dryness and or stiffness in my hands and numbness in my feet. I feel pasty. I am treatment naive. I put some...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Dry skin is common in HIV+ persons. Peripheral neuropathy, low hormone states (testosterone, thyroid), stress/anxiety/depression,decreased libido--all can be seen in the setting of HIV Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

...affect how the body metabolizes other drugs, including hormonal contraceptives. Many types of drugs, including antiretrovirals and hormones, are processed by enzymes in the liver known as the CYP450 system. If a drug induces (speeds up) the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Peripheral Neuropathy

...Measures Resources Selected Sources Introduction Of the many symptoms associated with HIV/AIDS and its treatment, peripheral neuropathy (PN) can be among the most painful and debilitating. The most common estimate is that about... Read more »
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Hormones

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can being on one's period affect the outcome of a rapid result test, i.e. due to extra hormones in the bloodstream? Read more »

crazy question - hormones of pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and getting it and putting the baby at risk, I moved out. Now, two years later, I am looking back at it and I really feel the hormones of pregnancy made me so crazy enough to leave him. My child is two years old now and I feel I never would... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive: Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion? If so . . . for what period of... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...dear jackie blue, my doctor says that i have Peripheral Neuropathy,but my elizer test is still neg at 8-9months. should i need to keep testing until one year.... as im very stressed out.i recently Read more »