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Neuropathy And Foot Swelling

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foot and ankle swelling

Dear Doctor:Two months ago, i started Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir because of CS on my right foot. Two weeks into therapy, I began experiencing foot and ankle swelling sensitive to touch. I am concerned no one is looking into this seriously because...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Swelling of the feet raises concern about such issues as renal, liver or heart function or obstruction of venous/lymph drainage from legs through the pelvis. A good history and examination as well as basic lab testing can generally sort through... Read more »

HART related neuropathy started in L foot, now in thighs?

Dear Dr Henery:Please bear with me. Have multi-part question about HART and HIV side... Read more »

hardness of the leg , swelling of the foot ,discolration

MY SON HAS HARDNESS OF THE LEG AND DISCOLORATION--AND SEVERE SWELLING OF THE ANKLE..... Read more »
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Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage this condition through exercise or supplementation? Peripheral... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the... Read more »
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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 You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a... Read more »
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Pain Patch for Neuropathy Fails in Study

The San Mateo-based pharmaceutical company, NeurogesX, reported in a press release February 27, 2008 early results from their recent study of their experimental pain patch NGX-4010 to treat HIV-related neuropathy. The results from their second Phase... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
I 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 »

Foot EDEMA

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had swelling of the feet known as "non-pitting edema"? Does anyone know of an AIDS expert in Cardiovascular problems? The only thing I've found is an old conference from Italy from the NYAS, and I'm in NYC. I've had it for months and have... Read more »

Swelling And 'Excuses'

Posted by BabyFirefly, 2 Replies
So I've had some swelling for a while now and I've heard/been told that part of HIV symptoms = swelling of glands/lymph nodes. Do you guys have any suggestions when it comes to telling people what is causing the swelling?
I really don't want to tell... Read more »

Lymph node pain,swelling, and bruising

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you were exposed to hiv would you have the following symptoms? Swelling, bruising and pain in your lymph nodes by your elbows and behind your knees? I am experiencing pain in my left elbow area on top of my arm. Also, pain, swelling, and... Read more »