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Is Tingling In Feet An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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Anyone experiencing tingling on hands and feets?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
Sounds like it is pointless to worry about this particular symptom as per the professionals in this thebody.com website. So I am much relieved now
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Other/Q146454.html

Just read about the gentleman from... Read more »

burning tingling in hands and feet

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
Me again.... now I have burning and tingling in my hands and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 months after exposure? I had a negative blood test at 3 months .... Read more »

I am not imagining this but tingling hands/feets!!

Posted by ExWorryWart, 5 Replies
http://poz.com/articles/401_2446.shtml

How common is it to get it during 5-6 weeks of exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP
I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling (unless during panic... Read more »

Tingling in feets

Posted by Seiha, 1 Reply
Could anybody plz tell me that how long could a patient develop the tingling in feets and hands? Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »
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Tingling in hands and feet/legs

Before I ask my question, I would like to take the time to praise the services you provide to the public. You are both very informative. My question is this, I have been feeling a tingling in my hands and feet/legs. I have not been tested for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Very low % (< 5%).... Read more »

Tingling in Hands, Forearms and Feet

I had unprotected vaginal sex approx. 3 wks ago. This was only my second sexual encounter. My previous sexual partner was my girlfriend of 5 years. It was only a week ago that I started feeling unwell. I don't seem to have any flu symptoms...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are many different reasons you can be having the symptoms that you describe. HIV symptoms most generally do not show up as soon as you are describing, but other sexually transmitted infections can. I would strongly recommend to you that you... Read more »

Frequent Urination / Tingling Cold Feet

Hey there. I'm a 22 year old male and I weigh 130 pounds. I started meds 2 1/2 weeks ago, and am on Kaletra (twice a day), Saquinavir (twice a day) and Truvada (once a day). I've been experiencing some tingling/coldness in my feet which...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms could be related to mild peripheral neuropathy, vasospasm of blood vessels, stress, and other conditions. Those problems are seen fairly frequently in persons with HIV +/- treatment. Increased urination at night can be due to... Read more »

Numbness and tingling in feet sole and just starting atripla

Hello Doc Keith,I started taking atripla a few days ago because my CD 4 count was 323 and v/l was 50,000. However, before starting atripla, I have been experiencing intermittent numbness and discomfort in my feet. Please advice me if this discomfort...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Numbness/discomfort in feet can be due to a variety of conditions with HIV related peripheral neuropathy being one of the possiblities. Effective HIV treatment with drugs with little direct link to peripheral neuropathy (avoid the "d"... Read more »
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