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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Life threatening for my family

I guess my question does not matter to you guys. To me it is life threatening because Now I have had sex with my wife on Friday 1/24/03. This is the 1st time in about 12 months. I pulled out before I fully ejaculated in her. Now I am ver, very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "I am very scared,"Please don't think that your question or predicament "does not matter to us guys." I must point out that this forum is dedicated to folks who are confirmed to be HIV-positive and are having problems... Read more »

is cotton fever life-threatening with a low T-cell count?

Hi. This question isn't really about side effects of treatment, but since the opportunistic infection forum is closed, it doesn't really belong in any of the categories. I googled it and couldn't find an answer anywhere.My boyfriend...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Cotton fever is often a diagnosis of exclusion since many other conditions including actual blood infection from bacteria can cause similar infections. His HIV specialist should be informed of the symptoms and should evaluate him for signed of... Read more »

Life Threatening Side Effects of HAART

Dr. Boyle, I thought you would be the one best to answer my question and I am going to try to make it simple. I have been positive since 1991 and have been on almost every HIV med out there. Now, eleven years later I have diabetes, severe...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Todd:I'm sorry to hear that you're having so many difficult problems. Some of them, for example the diabetes, may be related to antiretrovirals, but some are highly unlikely to be, for example the severe hypertension. Since you have severe... Read more »

Sudden Life threatening Allergic Reactions

9 years ago my daughter found out that she is HIV positive from a test performed during her pregnancy. She did really well until a few years ago when she had cervical cancer. After her surgery she had severe allergic reactions to 3 or 4 different...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
I do not know of any data suggesting that women with HIV are more likely to have severe allergic reactions to medications compared to women without HIV. One of the questions I have is whether she had reactions to 3 or 4 different classes of... Read more »
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boyfriend threatening to disclose if i leave him

Posted by virginmary, 3 Replies
Hi Peeps,

I have not disclosed to any member of my family because they are probably the most judgemental people I know. My mom would just blame me til the day she dies. Now I have a problem with my boyfriend because I don't want to be in the... Read more »

MOM IS THREATENING TO COMMIT SUICIDE BASED ON MY RESULTS

Posted by BahamianQT, 4 Replies
I am a teenager that is experiencing difficulties in diagnosis due to conflicting test results. My mother told me that she would probably try to kill herself if it turned out that I was in fact infected with the virus. She even told me that she did... Read more »

Neuropathy and HIV

Posted by drew50
Hi,
I'd just like to bring my new site and blog to everyone's attention. If you know someone who is suffering from neuropathy, you'll know how life changing that can be. This site and blog are intended as information sources but also as media for... Read more »

Neuropathy and HIV

Posted by drew50
Hi,
I'd just like to bring my new site and blog to everyone's attention. If you know someone who is suffering from neuropathy, you'll know how life changing that can be. This site and blog are intended as information sources but also as media for... Read more »