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Neurological Causes Of Toe Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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Neurological Manifestations of long term survivor

If I have been positive since the early 80's and my doc says I have neurological manifestations of AIDS, also with neuropathy and gait disturbance, what exactly does that mean? Does that mean I have some dementia or just nerve damage in my...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Without knowing anything else, it would be important to establish the nature of the symptoms you have (is it a central nervous system, peripheral nerve or muscle problem). Then, if you are on medications, could they be playing a role? Next, it... Read more »

Neurological Manifestations of long term survivor

If I have been positive since early 80's and my doc says I have neurological manifestations of AIDS, also with neuropathy and gait disturbance, what exactly does that mean? Does that mean I have some dementia or just nerve damage in my hands...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
If you find yourself getting lost and are easily confused it does sound like a brain dysfunction of some sort. HAART typically leads to dramatic improvement in AIDS-related dementia. This has been one of the transformational changes in HIV medicine... Read more »

Neurological - please answer

I have paresthesia for over 4 months. This happened after I caught a cold which lasted about a week. These pricking/crawling sensations are all over my body including my face/back/butt/thighs. The bottom of my foot feels like it is vibrating....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This web forum is exclusively for discussion of the side effects of HIV treatment. What is your HIV status and which HIV medications are you taking?... Read more »

Drug Induced Neuropathy

I have taking Truvada for the past 3 yrs along with Lexiva started about a yr ago. I have had numb toes which is progressively worsening for the past 8 months. I know Truvada has a low probability of causing neuropahty. If a drug is the offender...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Recommend getting a full evaluation (including looking at vitamin deficiencies, diabetes status, et cetera) and possibly a neurology consult to better define the nature/extent of the peripheral neuropathy. Individual components of your regimen can... Read more »
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Neurological symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey Guys, I wanted your opinions on something. ALthough i have tested negative at 6 months I am still somewhat worried. Although i know very very unlikely i have HIV, nagging symptoms have me worried. Ive been getting a lot of wierd neurological... Read more »

Neurological Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have heard that "neurological symptoms" can manifest during ARS. Are these symptoms just limited to neuropathy or can others present themselves? Also is it possible for symptoms to appear ~ 6 weeks after infection and continue for lengthened... Read more »

Toes are numb on both

Posted by Rivy, 6 Replies
Hi,
I have been dealing with this for some time now. However, it's gotten worst the past few months and I can't go or do anything without having this neropathy in both my feet toes. Is there anything out there that can cure it without surgery. I... Read more »

Neurologic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Joint and muscle pains seems to be a commen neurologic symptom of ars. I was just wondering, what else besides HIV could cause these symptoms. I had joint and muscle pains but have tested negative for hiv. thanks.

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