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How Does Neuropathy Happen

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Combivir & Viracept for 12 years, now neuropathy?

I stumbled upon your web site about a month ago and I must say I have found it very informative. That being so, I have a few questions of my own. I was diagnosed 12 years ago and have been taking Combivir and Viracept since the very first day. A...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your regimen has not had much of an association with peripheral neuropathy but it can happen. Increased intra-abdominal fat has not been as much of a feature of HIV-related fat problems as fat loss. Abdominal Read more »

neuropathy--please!

Can HIV-related hand or leg neuropathy happen at any stage of infection regardless of the CD4 count... Read more »

solution for neuropathy

HI Im HIV positive for 4 months not on meds but just got neuropathy. How could this happen... Read more »
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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

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 Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage Read more »
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 »
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neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...arms and it doesnt go away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and they dont go away. I guess my question is, "is neuropathy common in the early stages of HIV"? I've heard its an opportunistic infection but can it happen so early on?... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...NSAID's but every now and then they get the better of me. I have never been on ARV's. Has anyone else her had experience with neuropathy? My ID specialist said it wasn't neuropathy since my vibration test was normal but he reccomended neuro... 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 »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »