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Is Numbness In Leg And Arm A Sign Of Hiv

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HELP!!!!!! My toes, legs and arms are numb!!!

Dear Dr.First and foremost I want to thank you all for this incredible site...It has been very helpful for me dealing with this disease. My question however is that lately (I am a female who has been HIV+ for four years and I am on no meds)I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes -- that could be neuropathy due to HIV itself or less likely some other cause (such as spinal stenosis, a vertebral disc, other infection, etc). It also could simply be a problem with the support in your feet/arches or something like that.... Read more »

Numbness in arms and hands

I have been diagnosed with HIV for one year and not on meds yet. Lately, I have been experienceing... Read more »

Overnight numbness in my arms

I have been taking Atripla for the las year and altely I feel some numbness in my arms at night... Read more »

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Numb left index finger

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just a quick question. Would a numb left index fingertip without any other numbness be a sign of HIV? Maybe late HIV?

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Tingling in the arms ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the tingling in the arms symptoms of HIV ? Read more »

Why are my legs and arms jumping?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am pretty certain that I was exposed two months ago, and since then have been doing a lot of research on HIV / AIDS. I have discovered that Opportunistic Infections often accompany Acute HIV infection, which I believe that I experienced (all of my... Read more »

Numbness of pinky finger and next to it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Ive been reading this board and noticed that several people have this numbness and tingling. Many have it mostly in thier pinky finger and the one next to it. Thats what I have. My entire hand even went dead like rubber at night
Also have had light... Read more »