Nerve Biopsy For Neuropathy
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Harvard Medical Schooldear suffering span -Without knowing more details it is hard to give specific advice. But if you are seeing a neurologist - and likely you are since very few other clinicians will order nerve biopsies - then giving prednisone to treat inflammation... Read more »
University of California Los Angeles School of MedicineIt does sound as though you are receiving the proper treatment for this difficult condition. This is a highly specialized area, so it is good that you have a specialist managing the situation. You are right that steroids present some risks,... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHIV or drug related neuropathy generally first involves the toes/feet and then moves upwards. Shooting pains from back down leg are more often due to some form of entrapment/compression neuropathy. Videx (ddI) is the HIV drug you are taking that... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYes I have read that paper with interest. The ACTG is conducting a study using ALCAR starting at 1000 mg and then dosing upwards to evaluate its effect on the symptoms of neuropathy as well as the nerve fiber density evaluations used by the group... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesGreetings! 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 Chemo... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Peripheral neuropathy is a tingling sensation, pins and needles, that is very, very often quite painful. According
to Dr. Judith Feinberg, it affects the longest nerves first, therefore it always starts in the toes, may progress
upwards to involve the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replydear jackie blue,
my doctor says that i have Peripheral Neuropathy,but my elizer test is still neg at 8-9months.
should i need to keep testing until one year....
as im very stressed out.i recently took dna pcr to try to end all of this... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI have been using a combination of "Chinese Herbs" to treat Peripheral Neuropathy and had some tremedous relief. My neruologist said my attenuation tests show "healing of the nerves." Is anyone else having any success with nutritional intervention... Read more »
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