Neuropathy And Drop Foot
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe localized nerve problems you have experience would be very unlikely due to HIV or your last HIV regimen. Stopping HIV drugs can cause a range of symptoms and is generally not recommended. I would discuss your concerns/problems with your HIV... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineFirst of all I recommend discussing with your HIV specialist what should be done regarding your HIV infection. It seems unlikely that the Atripla had anything to do with the nerve condition that you described but being off treatment often can result... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNeuropathy in the feet/toes in the setting of stavudine treatment is usually reversible if the stavudine is stopped before it gets too severe (there are other causes of neuropathy so a good history and physical examination is recommended). Do you... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and sorry to hear about your mother.From what you've described, it doesn't seem that she has a typical peripheral neuropathy, with involvement of her proximal (rather than distal) legs. Indeed, it would be good to know if she has... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 7 RepliesI have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyI am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »
Posted by golfguy, 3 RepliesHi,
I posted before and have really been trying to calm my anxiety....but it's really getting bad.
I'm about 6 weeks post exposure and had a negative ELISA at 5 weeks post exposure.
However, over the last 24 hours I've developed a significant... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesThis is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:
Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?
If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »
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