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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI have not seen any good data on your regimen and its proven benefit for the pains/discomfort you describe. The regimen you are on does not usually drain nutrients or prevent absorption of vitamins. AZT (in the Combivir) can cause a myopathy which... Read more »
Duke University Medical CenterDear Neal, it may take several months for D4T-associated peripheral neuropathy to respond to interruption of the drug. Therefore I am hopeful that your symptoms will improve. There are specific vitamin deficiencies which can result in peripheral... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThose sensations you are experiencing in your feet could well be drug related peripheral neuropathy so a discussion with your HIV specialist is warranted. Fat loss has been linked to use of drugs like Zerit so again your HIV specialist will need to... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI would have a neurologist evaluate your neuropathy to get the best handle on it that you can. 3TC can trigger neuropathy so dropping that may be necessary. Adding FTC or 3TC and /or abacavir are reasonable options. Short term the triglycerides... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs 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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Posted by AnonymousIs 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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Posted by bura, 3 RepliesCan someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi 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 »
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