Living With Neuropathy
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Duke University Medical CenterPeripheral neuropathy can be a real problem for people living with HIV. Your neuropathy could be due to a number of causes; it may be due to HIV itself, it may be due to the D4T and DDI, and it could be due to alcohol. In all likelihood there may... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSome neuropathy seems to not get better. There are some new developments in the treatment of neuropathy. N acetyl carnitine and prosaptide 0 A nerve growth factor) are being studied by the ACTG and a high potency form of capsaicin is being studied... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastSorry to hear about your situation, chronic pain is one of the most difficult challenges to face. The immediate question is whether your current medications are contributing to your chronic pain. The only way I know of to answer this question is to... Read more »
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Posted by tol85, 1 ReplyMy question is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions.... Read more »
Posted by Kipling, 2 RepliesI was diagnosed with Aids April 2000. I was very sick at
the time during the 8 and a 1/2 weeks I was hospitalized.
The virus attacked my spine and I am now living with a spinal disease called myelopathy which enables me to walk. I also developed... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesThis 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 »
Posted by James1941, 1 ReplyI was just reading Scot on 'Fatigue' and know that I am lucky/unlucky to be living in Australia.
Lucky because HIV means a full disability pension - permanent, not much but enough to exist on. Lucky because I too suffer from fatigue but, because of... Read more »
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