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Neuropathy After Five Months Positive

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Four or five months still considered early infection?

Dr Young: I admire you for your intellect and honest concerning HIV. I believe I had contact with HIV on 26th of june 2001 and have tested negavive as of september 17th 2001. If I later test positive in the next six weeks could I benifit from...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question.More and more often, we are identifying persons with acute HIV infection. This situation is one where the person has an indeterminate or negative antibody test but positive viral load or positive de-tuned antibody... Read more »

Five negative after WB positive

3 years ago I got tested using the OraSure test and it came back reactive. Went for blood work. Cd4... Read more »

A unique neuropathy developed in the last 6 months

I have been HIV positive for 19 years. My current VL is undetectable and CD4 counts are 435 in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jordan Deports Five HIV-Positive Libyan Patients

A health ministry official said Tuesday that Jordan has deported five Libyan patients after learning they were HIV-positive. In the wake of months of fighting that ended the regime of Moamer Kadhafi in October, thousands of Libyans have undergone... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan University Hospital: Five Recipients of HIV-Positive Organs Test HIV-Negative

On Thursday, Taiwan University Hospital reported that five transplant patients who mistakenly received organs from a deceased HIV-positive donor continue to test HIV-negative. Medical staff started the organ recipients on HIV prophylaxis a day after... Read more »

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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 Selected... Read more »
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Split up for 8 months Now lover is HIv Positive

Posted by youngjock, 2 Replies
Hello everyone. i just needed someone to talk to. i was recently told by my lover of 5 years that he was diagnosed as hiv positive. He pretty much told me that it was me that gave him the virus. I have been tested for hiv and i am negative. we did... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi guys. Scott here. Am very new to this forum. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like... Read more »

to confused re:neuropathy

Posted by uhohblita, 2 Replies
my feet started tingling from about 1 month after the "incident". this continued for a long time and kept getting worse and worse. my feet only stopped tingling if i tied my shoes really tight. i had in the back of my head it was from... Read more »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »