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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Leg & foot muscle cramping and twitching.

Hi,I've been positive for 20 yrs and on meds for about 18. Now on Sustiva, Kaletra, Fortavase, 3TC. I also take Lipidil Supra, Meprone and Lozec to control side effects of these drugs. I Recently stopped Tenofovir due to the onset of kidney...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would see a neurologist to better define the nature of the neuropathy. HIV can cause neuropathy as can some vitamin deficiencies, kidney problems, and other infections. 3TC can aggravate neuropathy while the other meds are involved more rarely.... Read more »

Muscle Twitching

I have been diagnosed 22 years ago with AIDS. I am currently on Sustiva/Truvada for 2years and Sulfa for 12 years. My CD4 of 250 and VL 0.75. Two years ago I decided to exercise 4 x week upper and lower body. The past 3 weeks I have been getting...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This probably relates as much as anything to your exercise routine. The specific locations you name are muscles that are easily overworked during more strenuous weight training. It appears to me that you may benefit from a review of your training... Read more »

Tendon pain and muscle weakness

Dear doctor, I started a new combo on December 1st: Agenerase (8x2), trizivir(1x2). I am also scheduled to add sustiva and 1 ritonavir to boost Agenerase since my CD4 are low 169 and viral is high (49000). But I am not feeling quite up to the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Are you taking any other meds. I would make sure your muscle enzymes are OK. Sometimes hip pain can go to the groin and back(such as aseptic necrosis of the hip). If you have failed other PIs in the past I would add the ritonavir sooner rather... Read more »

Muscle Loss in Arms,weakness,lethargy.

Hi hope you can take the time to hopefully help sort me out. For about the last ten weeks I have been having pain and aches in my arms. There has been a lot of muscle loss in the upper arms & shoulders but more so in the arms. I am very skinny...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
There are so many reasons for weight loss and weakness/lethargy that you can (and should) start ruling things out one by one. If you have no appetite and get by on snacks that don't provide you with enough calories to maintain a good weight,... Read more »
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Continous muscle twitching & shivering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Any expert please advise on this! I have continous shivering at night and during the day whilst I try to hold still, and my left eye keeps on twitching as well as my thumbs and my left leg! What could be the cause of this? Read more »

Muscle Twitches

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies

It's been about 10 weeks since my possible exposure and I have started experiecing muscle fasciculations (twitches) all over (mainly in the limbs). Is this is any way a symptom of HIV infection? Does peripheral neuropathy ever present itself in... Read more »

Cold-like symptoms and muscle twitching

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi. I was wondering if anyone could help me a few questions I have about PN.

I am experiencing muscle twitches, pretty much anywhere. It hits for a few seconds and will turn up somewhere else minutes/hours down the track. I went to the doctor... Read more »