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If You Lose Weight Will Neuropathy Go Away

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Unexplained massive weight lose

Hi Nelson, I have a situation where I have 2 Medical conditions, one being HIV and the other a rare form of MS. I am approaching 55 and I am 5'-7" tall and my current weight is 121 lbs.BMI is 18.52. I am wilting away!.I was a very thin...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I am so sorry that you are going through this health problem. I live in Houston and want to help you.Ask the folks from the Houston Buyers Club to give you my phone. Tell them I authorized you to do so (show them a print out of this email)Nelson... Read more »

losing weight

Hi doc,I have a friend who recently told me of his positive status. I had noticed him losing alot... Read more »

Will My Peripheral Neuropathy ever go away?

I have had HIV since 1984, AIDS since 1998, and peripheral neuropathy since 1986. My viral load is... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tips for PHAs With Peripheral Neuropathy

"Over the past six months I've noticed a burning feeling in my feet. It's not too bad, but it is constant. I'm worried about it. Should I mention it to my doctor? Do you have any tips on how to handle it?" -- J.M., Yellowknife, NWT Christopher... 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 »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage this condition through exercise or supplementation? 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 AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+)... Read more »
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Waiting away

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is anyone else like me. I haven't even tested pos, but am losing weight, and feeling like I have AIDS instead of ARS!

What should I do? I would enjoy changing places with anyone testing neg past 7 week!!!!

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losing weight

Posted by theman22, 1 Reply
everyday i weigh myself. some days i weight 2 or 3 pounds less then ill weigh 4 to 5 pounds more then ill lose 3 or 4 pounds the next day. but i am def losing weight and i have not been doing anything lately. if anything i should be gaining fat... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 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 time... Read more »

Losing my fat tummy//South Beach Diet

Posted by Anonymous
I have noticed that I've been gaining weight in my belly. I don't have the muscle loss in my legs and butt but my once trim waistline has gotten bigger and bigger. My doc says it is lipodystropy and I can't really change meds since I had a hard... Read more »