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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...treatment. Diagnosing PNcan be difficult because the symptoms can vary from person to person, but thereare things your doctor can do to check if you have PN. Your doctor will examine you and ask you questions about your symptoms, workenvironment, social habits, exposure to any toxins, history of alcoholism, andfamily history of neurological disease. He or she may order tests and scans todetermine the extent and type of nerve damage. A test...
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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost Read more »


How are people with HIV related neuropathy supposed to exercise and stay healthy if they can barley stand up on two feet without it hurting. I dont want to die young because I have neuropathy and am unable to excercise and stay healthy. really...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...expect them to do well overall health wise for a long time but their quality of life is negatively impacted due to the pain. I work with neurologist, pain clinic staff, alternative medicine/acupuncturists to try and provide the best pain relief... Read more »

Sustiva/Truvada neuropathy?

Dear Keith:I am 31 years old. I have had type 1 diabetes (IDDM) since 1985, and HIV positive since 1990. I am on a regimen of Sustiva and Truvada. I have been taking this combination for 3 months. I have developed a noticeable neuropathy in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some of my own patients who have developed peripheral neuropathy in recent years have the combination of diabetes with HIV infection like yourself. In some cases the neuropathy has been very Read more »

Neuropathy - Celery Seed

I have AIDS and have neuropathy in my feet and lower legs. What can I do to treat this or improve it. I just heard about taking celery seed capsules. Do you know anything about that? Any suggestions will be most appreciated.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...wide range from ibuprogen to narcotics to amitryptiline to Neurontin to several topical creams) that can be tried to see what works best for an individual patient if the underlying cause of the neuropathy cannot be identified or reversed. KH Read more »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...allow for appropriate monitoring of viral load and immune status, as well as timely initiation of antiretroviral treatment. Working with a knowledgeable care provider, HIV patients today can construct effective modern combination regimens that... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...managing PN can be challenging. It may take some time for you and your doctor to treat your PN properly. Certain treatments may work in some people but won't work in others. Even after treatment, PN symptoms may still persist though probably to a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Diabetes-Related Health Concerns

...important to get your blood and urine checked for kidney problems each year. Your doctor can learn how well your kidneys are working by testing every year for microalbumin (a protein) in the urine. Microalbumin in the urine is an early sign of... Read more »
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Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Codiene does not even touch the pain. I don't want to try stronger narcotics and I have tried Amitriptyline. Cold water seems to work wonders but I can't stand under the shower all day. Thanks in advance Read more »


Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...permanent, not much but enough to exist on. Lucky because I too suffer from fatigue but, because of the pension I don't have to work. Unlucky because I have to enter the public medical system and there are the good and the bad and you don't get... Read more »


Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...ease the pain, but the drug makes me sleepy and stupid, so I avoid taking it unless the pain is too great. I have been able to work through everything else AIDS has thrown at me, but this is more than I can handle. I would like nothing better... Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »