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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...
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... Read more »

neuropathy

I developed neuropathy in my hands 6yrs ago (within a month of starting meds). Since then it has... Read more »

Brutal Neuropathy

I am becoming increasingly desperate in trying to escape the ever increasing and spreading pain of... Read more »
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Table of Contents An Alternative for Peripheral Neuropathy Stable Viral Load but Evolving Drug Resistance Niacin Revisited HIV on Campus References An Alternative for Peripheral Neuropathy Hart AM, Wilson ADH, Montovani C, et al.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tuberculosis: A Guide for Adults and Adolescents With HIV

What is tuberculosis? How is TB spread? How can I avoid TB? How do I know if I might have active TB? Does TB affect only the lungs? Am I at greater risk of getting TB because I have HIV? Since I have HIV, should I be tested for TB? If... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Cocktails and Party Favors

The "club drug" epidemic is spreading. According to a Drug Abuse Trend report published by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (a division of the National Institutes of Health), there appears to be an alarming increase in the use of ecstasy, GHB,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi.

I have been experiencing some strange and disturbing symptoms for 6+ weeks now and was hoping maybe someone could shed some light on whether or not this is possible neuropathy and if so whether this type of PN is ever seen in recently infected... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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