Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014

Neuropathy Bilateral Upper Extremities

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Neuropathy symptoms

Hello, I have had a very light numbness in my arms and back of hand for over a year now, and have informed my doc. However, in the last 4/5 days it has really taken off to be something that is disrupting the use of my hands. I used to only notice it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.It sounds like the numbness in the hands is worsening (based on the comment that the symptoms at first were "minimal". If your symptoms are now causing functional problems with your hands you should notify your... Read more »

painful swelling bilateral anklessudden onset

my husband , age 48, has been HIV/AIDS since 1991. Onset of right ankle swelling and pain x 1 week,... Read more »

hoping to reverse upper extremity thinning by switch to Truvada

This is a sticky wicket. I am a 40-year-old female, been successful, healthy, and fit on treatment... Read more »
Articles
UNAIDS

Halting the Global Spread of HIV/AIDS: The Future of U.S. Bilateral and Multilateral Responses

Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of the committee, ladies and gentlemen, I thank you for the opportunity to testify this morning, and I applaud you for your focus on the global AIDS epidemic. I am here today on behalf of the UN System... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion Selected... 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 »
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 this condition through exercise or supplementation? Peripheral... Read more »
Connect With Others

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

neuropathy

Posted by randlejw
I recently loss the use of my right hand and arm.I suffer from tremors.Anyone out there in the same boat?

Read more »