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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost below a link to a recent article which provides information about... Read more »

Best latest once a day treatment

Doctor what is the best recommended once a day hiv treatment regime that you find to be highly... Read more »

Neuropathy and Impotence

I've been HIV+ for 15 years and my neuropathy predates the onset of protease inhibators. My... Read more »
Articles
International Foundation for Alternative Research in AIDS

CROI 2013: The Latest on HIV Drugs in Development, Antiretroviral Strategy and Treatment as Prevention (Video)

Jeff Berry, editor of Positively Aware magazine, sits down with Joel Gallant, M.D., a professor of medicine and epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Richard Haubrich, M.D., a professor of medicine at the University of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Controlled Trial of High-Concentration Capsaicin Patch for Treatment of Painful HIV Neuropathy

There are limited effective treatments for the painful condition HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP). Capsaicin desensitizes cutaneous nociceptors resulting in reduced pain. The authors reported on a placebo-controlled study of a... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

CROI 2014: The Latest on HIV Antiretroviral Therapy (Video)

Daniel R. Kuritzkes, M.D., and Philip Grant, M.D., sit down to talk about the latest developments in antiretroviral treatment. They discuss the prospects of long-acting therapies, which could help treat people having trouble with adherence. They... Read more »
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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

Treatment options for Neuropathy

Posted by Neuropathypain, 1 Reply
I have suffered from Neuropathy since 2000. At first they thought it was the Zerit that I was on becuase a side effect was Neuropathy and it could go away, it never did it just got worse. I have tried every drug from Neurotin to Lyrica with no pain... Read more »

latest lab results

Posted by movingon, 4 Replies
Hey all - i haven't posted for a while as i have been concentrating on living a healthier lifestyle and trying to get my head back on since diagnosis in August. I just want to share my latest results with you all

1st set , August 07 . CD4 284, 29% ,... Read more »

latest Results - Undetectable

Posted by movingon, 6 Replies
hey all, i hope you are all well. I am happy today, i just got my latest results from blood drawn earlier this month. V/L is now undetectable , down from 2,800 in January. I started meds back in November with a V/L of 306,000

My cd4 is now 604, up... Read more »