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Neuropathy Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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neuropathy following primary HIV infection

Dr. Pierone, I've recently tested positive about 3 month ago. Before that I've tested negative in June. So I know how I got infected (french kissing). I just still can't believe this.. After my last exposure, I've developed symptoms of neuropathy...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Sorry to hear about your recent infection. Some people develop neuropathy with acute HIV infection, although it is not a common finding. Generally, the symptoms that develop as part of a primary retroviral syndrome tend to Read more »

peripheral neuropathy

Hello Doctors,when does peripheral neuropathy start normally in the course of hiv infection. Is it... Read more »

Neuropathy & Nausea

Hi Doc, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE read this. I have tested NEGATIVE at 9,11,14(all ELISA) and... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...conditions that can affect people with HIV, and it is the most common peripheral nervous system complication associated with HIV disease and antiretroviral treatment. (For more on CNS manifestations, see " HIV and the Brain ," BETA , Summer/Fall... Read more »
The Body PRO

Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

...My name is Scott Evans. I'm with the Harvard School of Public Health. This work is about looking at HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy in the HAART [highly active antiretroviral therapy] era. 1 We used data from the ALERT study, a large... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Risk of Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection and Superinfection

...likelihood of HIV transmission. Modeling can help predict population-level outcomes such as rate of drug resistance, rate of HIV infection or prevalence of infection, and effects of HIV treatment and prevention programs in various settings. 33 ... Read more »
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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 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 »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...going away any time soon. So here is where I am at - wondering whether this is an extremely early case of PN as a result of HIV infection (I'm at 10 weeks now) or whether it can be all chalked up to anxiety. I would accept anxiety as the cause... Read more »

neurophathy????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and fatgue in arms. I djd test at six weeks and was neg. My risk was unprocted vaginal sex for less than 30 seconds. Also does neuropathy come and go or does it hurt constantly? Thanks all Read more »