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Neuropathy And Enbrel

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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 AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+) develop problems that involve the nervoussystem. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations, andfeelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and spinal cord(central...
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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost below a link to a recent article which provides information about... Read more »

Enbrel and ARS

Just curious....does being on Enbrel have any affect on when ARS symptoms appear or their severity?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:This following is from a response from Dr. Bob. The full answer is here <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q203691.html" target=_new>here</a>. The same would be said for the severity of symptoms... Read more »

Enbrel and HIV

I have just tested positive for HIV. I was wondering how my current treatment of psoriasis with enbrel might change? Will i have to give enbrel up? Enbrel has worked really well for me and has improved my quality of life, I just dont want to go back...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Enbrel can often be continued even in the setting of HIV infection. Your HIV status (CD4 count, symptoms) weigh in on the decision whether the Enbrel can be continued and what if any interactions to worry about if antiretroviral therapy (anti-HIV... Read more »

enbrel's effect on HIV testing

because enbrel is an immunosuppressant, does it have any effect on getting accurate results from an HIV test?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Not that I am aware of. KH... Read more »
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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »