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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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what do you do to eliminate neuropathy?

Dr. Bob,I am suffering from terrible neuropathy and it is really disrupting my quality of life. It makes me more than just simply fatigued. It makes me tired to try to keep fighting and that's not acceptable, wouldn't you say?Dr. Bob, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello James,Sorry to hear you are having such difficulties! I wish I had an easy answer for you, but I don't. Neuropathy is nerve damage that can cause numbness, burning, tingling, and pain in the hands and feet. In those of us that are... Read more »

Atripla, Trazodone and sleep problems

Hello Doctor,I have been on Atripla for about 7 months now and most numbers are good. But I used to and still am suffering from sleep disturbance (even before the infection). I have been on Lorazepam 0.5mg in the past, but now the doctor (who is not...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. It's good practice to be certain all of your healthcare providers are aware of all the medications you are taking. Trazodone taken with Atripla can result in reduced blood levels and benefits of the Trazodone. If you... Read more »

How long does neuropathy last?

About 1 1/2 years ago I was told I had Neuropathy and was told the systoms would last about 18months. I am not on any medication. I was wondering if this does go away or is it permanent?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The course of neuropathy in the setting of HIV and treatment is highly variable. If due to HIV medications it often (but not always) will stabilize or improve when offending medications are stopped. If due to HIV itself then often will not get... Read more »

How long will my neuropathy last?

About 3 weeks ago, after being on Fuzeon for about 6 weeks, I developed neuropathy, with numb toes and slightly numb fingers. Fuzeon D/C'd and started on Neurontin, 300 tid to 600 tid for 2 1/2 weeks with no improvement. Then Zerit (which I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is somewhat unusual for drug related neuropathy to develop quickly and simultaneously in both the hands and feet. Zewit would be somewhat more likely to be involved than the Fuzeon. Drug related peripheral neuropathy can resolve quite slowly... Read more »
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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 »