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How Long Does Neuropathy Last

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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 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... Read more »

neuropathy

How are people with HIV related neuropathy supposed to exercise and stay healthy if they can barley... Read more »
Articles
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 Body PRO

Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

...randomized trials in the ACTG [AIDS Clinical Trials Group]. We primarily focused on naive patients: We looked at what sort of neuropathic signs and symptoms they have after they initiate therapy. Scott Evans, Ph.D. Scott... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... Read more »
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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 »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 people. I have been experiencing... Read more »

Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. 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 »