Is Tingling In Fingers An Early Sign Of HIV

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...the"d-drugs:" d4T (Zerit) ddC (Hivid) ddI (Videx) Other neurotoxic drugs include: INH (isonizaid) Myambutol (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 Feet throbbing or cramping at night Sudden sharp shooting...
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tingling in fingers and toes with red splotches

Hello, I have been HIV+ for ~11-12 years and I have taken everything from AZT to now taking Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir and everything in between. A couple weeks ago I started getting tingling in my fingertips. The next day, it also appeared in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The symptoms you describe would be unusual to be standard HIV drug related peripheral neuropathy due to distribution and the fact that the symptoms improved yet meds were continued. Vascular Read more »

PLEASE ANSWER I AM GOING INSANE (might have to jump off a bridge) I will be sure to leave you in my Will

Hi Doctor BobThank You so much for this wonderful service that you provide. I will be making a donation to help other people who are stricken with this horrible disease.My QuestionI had sex with a couple of pros in 2009. We did what people who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...13 weeks are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able.Responding to your specific questions:1. Nope.2. Nope. 3. It can occur early, but you don't have it!4. Nope.5. Nope.6. Nope.Your symptoms are consistent with anxiety, not HIV. Thanks for your... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested? If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... Read more »

numbness and tingling-please respond, i'm scared

Hello,I know this may sound strange, but I was wondering if it's a possibility. I gave unprotected oral sex to a guy I'm seeing about 2 months ago. There was no ejaculation, but a few drops of pre-cum. Ever since, I've been extremely worried, so...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those symptoms would rarely be linked to new HIV infection. KH Read more »
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