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Is Foot Numbness A Symptom Of Hiv

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Peripheral Neuropathy

...damage to the coating of nerve fibers (myelin). This affects the transmission of pain signals to the brain. PN can be a minor nuisance or a disabling weakness. It is usually a feeling of pins and needles, burning, stiffness, or numbness in the feet and toes. It can also be tickling sensations, unexplained pain, or sensations that seem more intense than normal. PN symptoms can come and go. Serious PN can cause difficulty walking or standing. ...
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Can nutrition and exercise help improve HIV-related neuropathy?

Some background about me: I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in April of this year, a late-stage diagnosis with CD4 <50. My count is still <50 but I have recently started Atripla. In the past 2 months I have also been treated for PCP and subsequently...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...studies: Carnitine Studies for PN in HIV Your CD4 cells will go up and you will regain your health. Hopefully, your left leg/foot tingling/numbness will also improve. But it would bot hurt to probably supplement with Acetyl-L-Carnitine.Talk to... Read more »

Tests trump symptoms,symptoms trump tests...?

At approx. 6 months past any exposure I had a Unigold instant blood test at a clinic, it was negative. Not wanting to trust my health status to such a simple test , I then had a blood draw Elissa full panel std test , all negative. I kept the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief:A negative HIV-antibody test three months or more after your last potential exposure is considered definitive. A valid negative HIV-antibody test trumps symptoms each and every time. You've had multiple negative HIV-antibody... Read more »

Foot pain

Hi,Is foot pain(heels), and having my feet cold all the time symptoms of hiv.Thank You!!!
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Some people with HIV can develop something called peripheral neuropathy in which can lead to a burning and/or numbness of the feet. Diabetes, tight shoes, crossing your legs a lot and a host of other things can also cause symptoms similar to what Read more »


Hello, Doctor. I have a mild tingling sensation in my right foot consistently and when I cant feel the sensation in my foot I feel a numbness in my right arm. Could this be related to neourpathy. I had a moderate risk encounter about 6 weeks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be extremely unsual for those symptoms to be due to HIV infection. I would go discuss with you doc and consider an HIV test just to relieve your anxiety (it would be negative from the exposures you described). KH Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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...B-cells multiply quickly for many years, more mutations occur. Some of these mutations cause cancer. About 4% of people with symptoms of HIV disease develop NHL each year. The rate of NHL in people with HIV is over 80 times higher than for the... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...(ethambutol) Flagyl (metronidazole) Hydoxyurea How Do You Know if You Have PN? Early signs of PN include: Tingling Pins and needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep Stumbling when you walk ... Read more »
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HIV Symptoms please help

Posted by suny, 3 Replies
...please help me. I did unprotected sex with a girl whom i dont the and i dont know her status. after 2-3 weeks first i feel numbness in my hands, after that sore throat, lossing weight, swollen glands, night sweets. now in my mouth there is a... Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This group is for people who have tested out of their HIV window period, but remain with symtpoms of an unknown std: Welcome to our site. I am glad you found us. Members here have... Read more »

How long symptoms of primary infection last?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...stressing because my pinky finger has been kinda numb since last nite. they say that you may experience foot or finger numbness or tingling. so, is this numb pinky finger the beginning of that? or like this little pain i have in my throat, could... Read more »

symptoms for primary hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...stressing because my pinky finger has been kinda numb since last nite. they say that you may experience foot or finger numbness or tingling. so, is this numb pinky finger the beginning of that? or am i stressing way too much. ... Read more »