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Neuropathy And Ivig Treatment

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IVIG Treatment

Is intravenous immune globulin(IVIG) recommended and/or medically justified in treatment of adult AIDS/HIV? What specific criteria must be demonstrated for effective treatment? ...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
IVIG is FDA-approved for pediatric HIV. There is some data to support that it may reduce bacterial infection in HIV infected children who have had serious recurrent bacterial infections. IVIG may be of benefit in HIV infected adults that have... Read more »

i have ivig treatment

hello doc,i been hospital last month because i have fever nearly a month and my leg is pain until i... Read more »

Georgia's Iv-Ig Aids Treatment

I am on the new treatment that is twice a week with no hiv/aids meds. It is called IV-Ig, I was... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Controlled Trial of High-Concentration Capsaicin Patch for Treatment of Painful HIV Neuropathy

There are limited effective treatments for the painful condition HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP). Capsaicin desensitizes cutaneous nociceptors resulting in reduced pain. The authors reported on a placebo-controlled study of a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
Project Inform

A Common Blood Product Called IVIG May Help Clear the HIV Reservoir

During an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, Dr. Magnus Gisslen detailed early findings from a small proof-of-concept study using high-dose intravenous (in the vein) immunoglobulin (IVIG) to reduce the amount of HIV found in cells... 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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Treatment options for Neuropathy

Posted by Neuropathypain, 1 Reply
I have suffered from Neuropathy since 2000. At first they thought it was the Zerit that I was on becuase a side effect was Neuropathy and it could go away, it never did it just got worse. I have tried every drug from Neurotin to Lyrica with no pain... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had neuropathy in my feet for 4 years now in varying degrees of pain, sometimes light, sometimes crippling. I had some decent results using acetyl-L-carnetine, which seemed to have helped the pain some, but now it has come back in full force.... Read more »

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 »

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 »