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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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Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and painful....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...afford private health insurance (this includes undocumented immigrants, by the way), it is possible to get quality HIV care and support in most areas of the country.Now that you know you are HIV positive, I would recommend two simple first... 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
...low CD4 counts) and the "d" drugs ddI, d4T and ddC. There are other possibilities to consider as well, including other toxic neuropathies, entrapment neuropathies, diabetes, B12 deficiency, alcoholism, uremia, inflammatory demyelinating... Read more »

Caffeinne: good for Fatigue, bad for Neuropathy?

Doc,First off, Thank You for supporting all of us through the rough times. About me, poz for a year, not on meds. Now, I've come to rely on caffeinne as my main ally in my constant battle with the fatigue that comes with our condition, however I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,First off, I'm not aware of any information that indicates caffeine accelerates distal sensory polyneuropathy.Next, you've been poz for a year and I'm assuming your "numbers" are still decent enough that HAART isn't indicated yet, right? Read more »
Articles
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 »
Project Inform

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 »

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 »

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 »