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How Does Neuropathy Spread

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Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and painful....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello BPS,It's unfortunate that you are not communicating well or able to work cooperatively with your PCP. Is there any option to switch to someone with whom you could work more closely? You should be under the care of an HIV specialist physician.... Read more »

peripheral neuropathy

been have burning thigling in my hand and foot it come and go not on any hiv meds as of now but... Read more »

Newbie with peripheral neuropathy after only 4 months being poz

I read many of the posts and am confused regarding the onset of PN with and without meds. ... Read more »
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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 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 »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...pills you must take each day. TB drugs can cause some side effects. For example, isoniazid can cause nerve damage ( peripheral neuropathy ) or liver damage, and Myambutol can cause vision problems. It is important not to drink alcohol while... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...fitness level is good, you can compete in competitive sports. Taking part in competitive or team sports does not pose a risk of spreading HIV to other athletes or coaches. If you get hurt and you're bleeding, the risk of HIV being spread to other... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with this I also have like small muscle twitches that, again, occur anywhere. I know usually 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... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...as it always occured on both sides of the body and progressed from the outside of the body to the inside and from the bottom spreading upwards. Nonetheless, my symptoms continued and indeed worsened to the point that I had to use a cane to walk.... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »