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Medications For Peripheral Neuropathy

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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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
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Not Gulliene-Barre-Diagnosed as Peripheral Neuropathy! Donation to follow tomorrow!

ER last night with what I thought was Guillene-Barre Syndrom. Turns out its Peripheral Neuropathy. Not sure if this is any better in the case of HIV. I was told PN occurs later in hiv not during ars. Is this true? I am pretty much having these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Peripheral neuropathy is usually seen in later-stage disease and often associated with certain antiretroviral drugs, such as Zerit (d4T) and Videx Read more »

SIDE EFFECTS

I am having the most excruciating pain in my left foot and both of my hands. I am in a study using SUSTIVA and 2 placebos. I also take medicines for diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, thyroid, acid reflux, depression and the list goes on. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The distribution of your pain would be somewhat unusual to be due to HIV medications (peripheral neuropathy) which generally cause fairly symmetric discomfort in the toes and feet before involving the fingers then hands. Sustiva has Read more »

Peripheral neuropathy

Doc. Luzuriaga,How comon is peripheral neuropathy within the first few years of infection, say 1-4 years (percent wise)? Is it qite common or would you contribute it to some other illness? I have read many times that PN is most common in more...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Peripheral neuropathy is fairly commonly seen in HIV positive people (up to 30% by some estimates). It is an inflammatory condition of the peripheral Read more »

what to exspect?

should my feet be giving me problems,when fould out 3yrs ago i had serve pains in my hand until taking the meds now when i get up in the moring my feet sometimes hurts?
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Pain in your feet can be a sign of peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy can be due to HIV itself, complications of HIV, or the medications used to treat HIV. The medications Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion 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 »
The Body PRO

Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

...CROI 2009. My name is Scott Evans. I'm with the Harvard School of Public Health. This work is about looking at HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy in the HAART [highly active antiretroviral therapy] era. 1 We used data from the ALERT... 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, Read more »
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Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy - L-Carnetine

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings! Just thought I would post the following info, it is based strictly on my personal experience and is not a recommendation. I am a long-term survivor(21 years) and in general good health. Last year I successfully complete a course of... Read more »

WEED DUDE

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
What are the benefits of smoking marijuana for positive people and why does the federal government insist on keeping it illegal when the vast majority of people think it should not be especially for the sick (hell i know a 67 year old lady that... Read more »

PLEASE HELP!DESPERATE!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
IVE BEEN TESTING NOW FOR 9MONTHS,ANTIBODY NEG, PCR(BDNA)NEG AT 7MONTHS,BUT STILL SWEATING ALL DAY.RAISED TEMP 37.5PLEASE HELP ME SOMONE.ALSO PERIHAL NEOPAHTY IN FEET,NOT WELL NOW FOR 9MONTHS.COULD I BE A LATE SEROCONVERTER.DOCTORS ONLY BELIVE IN... Read more »