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pins and needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is pins and needles a symptom of hiv or is it anxiety. I have had it for almost a week now. I have read that hiv causes neuropathy problems. I get extreme anxiety attacks, especially after a night of drinking coud this be hiv?? Read more »

Pins and Needle Sensation; Lumps in back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After a high risk encounter I couldn't eat or sleep for several months. I have tested negative at 9 weeks but started experiencing pins and needles sensations in my legs and arms and lumps in my lower back (lipomas I believe). Is it possible that a... Read more »

Can I Stop Being a Pin Cushion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All

I got my 16 week HIV test. It was NEG. Can I stop testing. I'm really worried that I need to test out to 6 months.

I got the ELISA testfeom

I was worried becasue I still have some syptoms. One symptom that popped up is... Read more »

Burning and needle pics

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hey all,

I feel like I am HIV scared to test. Had anal sex 6 weeks ago, do not know the person, and 2weeks after had dull aches in arm pits and pain in the groin....that went away after 2 flu no fever....but horrible headaches.
f... Read more »

razor and tattoo pins ...can some 1 effected???

Posted by billi302
hi friends
i came to know that hiv virus dies in air exposure,and if there is hiv+ some blood on razor blade or tattoo pin,how can then person be effected..and it is considered as the low risk factor???..why.
thanks for ur knowledge sharing.
health... Read more »
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Needle from PIN, given to me @ dept. store, stuck

I have read that hiv dies within a minute outside the body. This department store was giving out PINS to offer people discounts. Not a bright idea. The nice man was struggling to untangle the open pins, then gave them to me in my open palm. I felt a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is not a way for HIV transmission to occur. There would have to be a significant amount of blood on the pin and it needed to prick you with a barrier in place, ie. the glove.HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body... Read more »

Pins and needles....

Doctor, could you tell me if pins and needles/numbness in the hands at night can be associated with ARS? And also whether loss of appetite can be a symptom. Thankyou....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Those symptoms are very nonspecific in and of themselves.MH... Read more »

pins and needles feeling

I have had a tingling sensation like pins & needles for the last several months. The best that I can describe the sensation is pins and needles provoked by activation of the sweat glands (activity, temperature, or nervousness). It is usually on...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I'm sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. Your symptoms seem atypical for HIV-related peripheral neuropathy (actually, doesn't sound peripheral at all)-- because of this, I'd want to know about your other... Read more »

Pins and needles every night

Hello Doc,I've been on Atripla for 6 months, also on TB medications; Rifampicin + isoniazid+pyrodoxine, and extra 200 mg evafirenz, which will be stopped by my doctor next week. I reckon this last 3 weeks, i have pins and needles on my arms and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Pins and needles sensations in all extremities could be do to a variety of issues such as efavirenz effect, neuropathy (if HIV or drug related usually more in toes/feet than locations you describe), metabolic abnormalities, stress/anxiety,... Read more »
Housing Works

On Pins and Needles

Hill, don't make the same mistake as Bill Last April, Housing Works president and CEO Charles King tried to pin down 2008 presidential frontrunner Senator Hillary Clinton about her position on lifting the ban on federal funding for needle... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China's Migrant Workers at High AIDS Risk: Expert

Today in Hong Kong, Wan Shao Pin, a doctor and project officer with the China-UK HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Project in southwestern Sichuan province, told a health seminar that China faces a surge in HIV/AIDS unless it curbs the epidemic's spread... Read more »

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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
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