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Nerve Biopsy Of Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms

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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
Ask the Experts

Liver Biopsy

I have Hep C & am scheduled for a liver biopsy, what should I expect? Concerned! Tmishell
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Most of my patients are also worried and anxious when they are scheduled for a liver biopsy. I have been told by all that the anxiety was worse than the test. A small needle will be given to numb the area of where the Read more »

ALT level & liver biopsy

Dear Dr. McGovern,I am a chronic HepB carrier. I need your help in accessing my Hep B status and whether I need to do a liver biopsy. My ALT level has been rising in recent years. Here are the results of ALT: 33 at Dec01, 36 at May02, 39 at...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes I think you should get a liver biopsy. Your liver function tests are inching upward and I would be reassured if we knew that your liver histology looked healthy. I Read more »

Liver biopsy & HIV

Can liver biopsy results indicate present HIV infection?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Possibly if special studies and stains are done on the tissue, which would not normally be done on liver tissue after a routine biopsy. Read more »

stage 2 of liver biopsy

what is stage 2 of liver biopsy and treatments for hvc
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Stage 2 means that you have some scarring and I would definitely treat you for hepatitis C with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Liver Biopsy

...If there is damage (scarring,) HCV treatment may be necessary. Why Do a Biopsy? Even though they can be painful, liver biopsies have several benefits. They are the best way to assess liver damage. The HCV viral load test does not show if... 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 »
Project Inform

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 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 »

Yea...Results of Biopsy Are IN

Posted by Bear60, 8 Replies
...is referred to as Barretts Syndrome: simply that damaged cells are replaced by my body with cancer prone cells. They took a biopsy and the call just came in: not progressed to cancer. So, now I get to do the happy dance!!!!! Read more »

William's Mom's Breast Biopsy - Cancer

Posted by Survivor, 7 Replies
...God has been shinning down on us today. Even though the biopsy of Will's Mom came back as cancer, they are up beat. They will remove the lump which is farily small and then do some light Read more »

Biopsy - no KS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a biopsy done on a mark on my body. The report came back "non-cancerous". Does this mean it is not KS? Would the pathologist know this Read more »