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How Does Peripheral Neuropathy Spread

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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. Everything points to advace HIV for my symptoms to appear. I just started to notice nummess on my feet and ankle and arms over the past 4 days. Mostly on my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV-related peripheral neuropathy usually progresses slowly and is usually symmetric involving the toes/feet first before climbing to ankels and then up the legs. 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 »

follow up to peripheral neuropathy question

Thanks Dr Conway for your last answer about stavudine in my GPO VIR treatment causing this icy... 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

...number of 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...medication (ARVs, see Fact Sheet 403 ). It can be difficult to take drugs for both TB and HIV at the same time. INH can cause peripheral neuropathy (see Fact Sheet 555 ), as can several ARVs, so there can be problems if these drugs are taken... Read more »
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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 »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...got closer to the time for the next dose the pain would resurface. I am very frightened becuase I've read that this type of peripheral neuropathy is very common during ARS and early HIV disease. I am not sure if I had any swollen lymph nodes... 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 »