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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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THC testing and Norvir

Will Norvir lead to a false postive test for THC? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I haven's seen any of my patients on Norvir (ritonavir) test positive for THC. I have seen that with efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrine). KH... Read more »

thc showing in hiv test

If I have smoked cannabis will the THC show in an HIV test?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No. But with older drug tests Sustiva (also called Stocrin) has been reported to lead to a false positive test for pot (THC).DW... Read more »

false positives for THC for sustiva consumers

I recently tested positive for thc. I do not use marijuana. I read some info requarding this but cant locate the article. Surely there are more sensitive tests that can clear this up. Which tests and why does taking sustiva produce these results?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Ouch. Sorry you've gone through this. Perhaps this will help. I asked DuPont for information about an unrelated Sustiva question in March 2000 and received a comprehensive, clear reply from their drug information specialist. Please call them at... Read more »

sustiva testing false positive for thc

I have taken a pre employment drug screen. It will be sent to labcorp. I currently take Sustiva. Is there any numbers or percentage to who may test false positive for THC? ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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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 »