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Leg Pain And Neuropathy

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severe leg pain poss damage

i have been on combivir and viramune for 15 years or more i have 20 years none detectable and 900 cd4 however inflammation is great in my legs is it time to change meds. is this possibly side effects
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question.It depends on what is causing your leg pain...zidovudine, wch is part of combivir, can cause irritation of muscle (myositis) and sometimes neuropathy. If your doctor thinks Read more »

peripheral neuropathy?????

I was diagnosed with hiv 4 years ago. My t-cell when first diagnosed was 300 put got on meds and... Read more »

Extreme Leg Pain for me too

I'm HIV positive and have been on Nevirapine, Epivir and Tenofovir for the past 3 years. For the... 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 »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...pain. A massage therapist, friend or even you can gently massage those areas that have pain. Avoid strain. Ease foot and leg pain by not walking great distances or standing for long periods. Also, avoid repetitive tasks with your hands and... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage Read more »
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leg pain

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Has anyone experienced severe leg pain. My legs ache really bad only at night. Feel really heavy and ache. If so, what can I do about it. Read more »

I'm back - and doing okay

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
...I just had my second appt. with a new doctor (right here in town). My labs are basically the same. Does think my ongoing leg pain is peripheral neuropathy related to HIV. CD4 403 (up from 357) and viral load 7,000 (down from 11,000). I am 46... Read more »

to confused re:neuropathy

Posted by uhohblita, 2 Replies
...this was all from, stress, drinking (former binger), who knows. but i remember doing a search on the internet for "HIV and leg pain" or "HIV and neuropathy" and guess what. you got it- its a symptom! (i think somebody else mentioned you could... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...I had very painful neuropathy in my legs and my feet burned like I was walking on hot coals. I stopped taking the D4T and I read about a natural amino acid Read more »