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Neuropathy And Pins And Needles In Groin Area

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Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and painful....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about other treatments you are using or want to try, including non-medical ones.Be honest about your lifestyle. Your eating, sleeping, and work patterns can make a difference for your health care. So can your sexual practices and use of... Read more »

you convinced me I HIV negative 6 years ago, today my daughter could have AIDS

Hi DoctorIts been several years since my last post to you; below I will highlight the previous... Read more »

Well, do you use the expression "snowball's chance in Hell

Hi Dr BobThis is ANdy from South Africa, you have answered many post of mine and 1 of your... Read more »
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The Well Project

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 Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves except for the brain and spinal cord. About 30% of people with HIV develop PN. Some PN is a breakdown of the nerve endings (axons) that send... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...provide penetrating heat. This is called moxibustion . Round glass cups can be used to create suction over specific points (cupping). The suction stimulates the flow of energy. If the cups are left on for a long time they can leave a red mark. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...sexual activity. Molluscum can infect any part of the skin, but it is especially common on the face or in the groin and pubic areas. It can be spread from existing lesions to other parts of the body or to other people. It can also be spread by... Read more »
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Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...day but I will go an hour or two at times without feeling them. Amongst all this I have experienced 5 days of numbness and pins and needles affected all limbs (right up to my groin and shoulders) and face. I now occasionally feel brief... Read more »

neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...lasted 2 weeks and then went away. I never had any other sympton, the reason I 'm freaking out is because i started getting this pins and needles feeling in my legs and arms and it doesnt go away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and... Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...JUST HAD A QUESTION. IS THIS SOMETHING U GET IN EARLY HIV INFECTION? I'VE FELT THIS PINS AND NEEDLES SENSATION ON BOTH ARMS AND BURNING FEET AND NOW IM SCARED I HAVE HIV. MY EXPOSURE WAS A FEW MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) Read more »