Kidney Disease And Neuropathy
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North Shore University HospitalThank you for your post. You have truly been a fighter, and I can see you still want to fight this disease! That is good.Kidney disease with HIV can be related to several factors:1) People with low CD4 counts (especially below 200) are at... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineKidney disease due to HIV is generally termed HIV nephropathy. HIV nephropathy can be helped (stabilized and in some cases reversed) by effective treatment with antiretrovirals. Many other conditions can contribute to kidney disease most often... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineWhat is your HIV status and which HIV drugs are you taking (important to be able to discuss renal problems on treatment). High blood pressure and diabetes and other conditions often contribute to renal dysfunction . KH... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesJUST HAD A QUESTION. IS THIS SOMETHING U GET IN EARLY HIV INFECTION? I'VE FELT THIS PINS AND NEEDLES SENSATION ON BOTH ARMS AND BURNING FEET AND NOW IM SCARED I HAVE HIV. MY EXPOSURE WAS A FEW MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) IM STRESSING OUT SO MUCH AND I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Peripheral neuropathy is a tingling sensation, pins and needles, that is very, very often quite painful. According
to Dr. Judith Feinberg, it affects the longest nerves first, therefore it always starts in the toes, may progress
upwards to involve the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replydear jackie blue,
my doctor says that i have Peripheral Neuropathy,but my elizer test is still neg at 8-9months.
should i need to keep testing until one year....
as im very stressed out.i recently took dna pcr to try to end all of this... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesJust a few queries on HIV related neuropathy.
As I understand it, in most (~99%) cases it is the meds that cause neuropathy in HIV infected individuals and not the disease itself. I have also read, however, that peripheral neuropathy can occur very... Read more »
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