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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 nerves
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neuropathy question

Hi Dr. Conway,Could peripheral neuropathy occur 2 months after HIV infection?I had an HIV test 36 days after unprotected sex with a girl and it came back negative. I know I have to go back for a 3 month test though. In this waiting period I have...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...This type of neuropathy is non-specific, but could be consistent with early HIV infection. Neurologic problems associated with the earliest period of Read more »

questions about neuropathy

Neuropathy question.1. how common is to delevope neuropathy within 2 years if infected. 2. Does neuropathy come and go during a 24 hour day, but comes back while sitting.3. Can stress cause neuropathy?4. Does it mean it is HIV Neuropathy if it first...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy due to HIV usually occurs in advanced disease, not in people who were infected relatively recently. It starts in the toes and Read more »

Neuropathy and Impotence

I've been HIV+ for 15 years and my neuropathy predates the onset of protease inhibators. My latest counts were-viral load =undetectable and T cells =700. All in all I've been very healthy and really shouldn't complain but I now have a renewed sex...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Neuropathies can result in impotence, but not the peripheral neuropathies usually associated with HIV or antiretroviral treatment. Do you Read more »

neuropathy?? - KH

(1)what is neuropathy?? (2) WHAT IS THIS ACHING AND HOT FEELING AT MY UPPER BACK PARTICULARLY AND AT MY BACK UP TO MY BACK OF MY NECK AND BOTH ARMS GENERALLY?? THIS HAPPENED THE FOLLOWING DAY I HAD UNSAFE SEX W/ A WOMAN? (MY BODY IS 5'11 AND 58...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Neuropathy in the setting of HIV or its treatment usually involves the feet first. The symptom you described is not one that is linked to Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...observe the incidence of HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment and sensory neuropathy. Looking at more than 1,600 men who have sex with men over the ten-year follow-up period, 213 cases of sensory neuropathy were identified, of which 66 were... Read more »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

...reported as grams per square centimeter. This is compared to the maximum bone mineral density for a healthy 30-year-old of the same sex. T-score measures how far your bone mineral content is below the peak value. Osteoporosis is defined as a... Read more »
Being Alive

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 Read more »
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chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
.... . at how many weeks after exposure did you experience PN? Let me describe my situation. I had protected(or so I thought) sex with a streetwalker 3 weeks ago. When I removed the condom, I noticed that there were blood spots along the rim of... Read more »