Leg Pain And Neuropathy
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIn my experience yes--some of the blood vessels in the legs/feet seem to also be involved in the neuropathic process (there are small nerves that supply the blood vessels) which can lead to more bruising/blistering/discoloration and poor healing in... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe drugs you were on previously and your current ones are not usually linked to peripheral neuropathy but can rarely cause or aggravate it. 3TC would be the most likely aggravating drug. Switching to abacavir or AZT might be helpful if the... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou need to review your past treatment history and resistance status with your HIV specialist to see what options are available. Continued use of Videx would likely contribute to progressive neuropathy . An evaluation for other potential factors... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaIt is highly unlikely that the once daily dose of lamivudine makes any difference in the side effect profile of this drug, which is quite benign to begin with. Over the past 12 years, I have only ever encountered a single case of neuropathy that... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI 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 called Acetyl-L Carnitine (1,000mg per day) and to my surprise it worked right away. I... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyI have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, which makes me feel shaky all day. ... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesHas 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.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAnyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps?
Thanks a million.
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