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Neuropathy leads to...?

Dear Dr. Henry:I am back now with another question fot you -- I am currently taking Lexiva boosted with Norvir twice a day and Viread once a day and have been experiencing increasing neuropathy in my hands and feet, and have noticed a remarkable...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The localized nature (one side> then then other side) is unusual for the usual drug related toxic sensory neuropathy. I would get a consultation from a neurologist. Neurontin can be helpful in some cases for the symptoms but doesn't help the Read more »

Lyrica for neuropathy

I have recently been denied to receive Lyrica by my Medicare Part D carrier because my diagnosis is... Read more »

Carpel Tunnel or Neuropathy?

Hi Dr. Henry,How can I tell the difference between Carpel Tunnel and Peripheral Neuropathy? I have... Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...sensation thatmany sufferers describe as "holding a lit match to my feet," or "walking onbroken glass." This chronic pain can lead those who suffer to become isolated,depressed, and even suicidal. Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? There are... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...their protective myelin sheaths (known as demyelination), but HIV does not directly infect nerve cells. Instead, HIV infection leads to immune activation and production of inflammatory chemicals called cytokines that cause axon damage. In... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Neuropathy Treatment Hits a Roadblock

...on changes in nerve fiber function. However, it is Genentech that should take responsibility for designing trials that will lead to drug approval. At this point, it may be that company management believes that there is simply more money in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
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Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »