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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 References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There
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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost Read more »

Neuropathy

can neuropathy be treatable?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Neuropathy due to HIV often will improve with HIV treatment. Neuropathy due to certain HIV drugs may bet better if treatment switched to Read more »

neuropathy

My husband has neuropathy of the legs. Should he wear support stockings?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...effective HIV treatment, switching off possibly offending drugs, and a range of analgesics and/or drugs for pain/neuropathy. Support hose are not usually effective in that condition unless there is also underlying vascular/venous insufficiency. KH Read more »

Anemia & Neuropathy

My current HIV regimen for the last three months includes: Tipranavir, Norvir, Kaletra, Combivir, Fuzeon & Foscarnet. I am also on triple anti fungal therapy for aspergilius in sinus. Ambisome, Cancidas(both IV) and voriconosol/Vfend oral. Over the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that should be checked out. First, the dose may need to be adjusted. Second, your body's iron stores may not be adequate to support the optimal production of new red blood cells. Supplemental iron may be needed. Advise your doctor to check your... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

...shoes. Tight or ill-fitting shoes can cause pain even in people without PN. So consider wearing shoes that give the proper support for your feet while still being flexible for comfort. Consult a foot doctor ( podiatrist) or experienced... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...effective in treating some kinds of pain and nausea. This led the National Institutes of Health in 1997 to issue a statement supporting the value of acupuncture for certain conditions. The World Health Organization lists over 40 conditions that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...and Minerals Important? Vitamins and minerals are sometimes called micronutrients. Our bodies need them, in small amounts, to support the chemical reactions our cells need to live. Different nutrients affect digestion, the nervous system,... Read more »
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Good Support Or No Support

Posted by stina, 2 Replies
...I Have The The Best Support But I Feel Bad For My Partner.Okay So I Told My Mom And Sister's They Are Really Supportive And They Say Im Goin To Survive This.But Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy - L-Carnetine

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have used it now for one month, 1500mg AM/PM. My personal experience with this has been exceptional, it has worked a treat. The neuropathy has reduced by up over 85% at a guess, circulation improved and energy levels increased. So, in my mind,... Read more »