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Neuropathy During Window Period

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Co-Infection with HCV and peripheral neuropathy problems - What to treat first

I have recently confirmed after after 2 neg test that I am pos for HIV/HCV in month 4. During this period I developed Trush that will not go away (Ny and chroz) and recently developed NP of my feet. My CD4 is very low at 320 for a newbie with very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If I understand you correctly, your doctor thinks that you recently acquired both HIV and HCV infections. If your HCV infection is acute, then your best chance at cure is with rapid initiation of therapy. However, with that said, there is no data to... Read more »

Crohn's Disease extend window? Need a Wooo Hooo

Dr. Bob,Sorry for the 4th email, I don't mean to be a bother, but I am a wreck. Please, need your... Read more »

reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am... Read more »
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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 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 »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...massage those areas that have pain. Avoid strain. Ease foot and leg pain by not walking great distances or standing for long periods. Also, avoid repetitive tasks with your hands and fingers. On the other hand, when able, moderate walking or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...medications and see a health care provider right away. Other possible toxicities include eye changes and optic neuritis. Have periodic eye exams by someone who is aware you are HIV-positive. Increased uric acid levels (indicating a number of... Read more »
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Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...NSAID's but every now and then they get the better of me. I have never been on ARV's. Has anyone else her had experience with neuropathy? My ID specialist said it wasn't neuropathy since my vibration test was normal but he reccomended neuro... Read more »

WHICH PCR

Posted by zazoo
...The post stating that people who are HIV+ and tessting negative outside the window period has sparked my worst fear. Could anyone tell me which PCR is the best at this point of time, 10 months after exposure? I know Read more »

Tingling/numbness (attn: Jackie,GmanBill,Switch)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Has anyone out there ever heard of either "AIDP" or "CIDP"? They're also commonly referred to as peripheral neuropathy. Has anyone experienced these symptoms? (tingling in hands and feet/arms and legs). Here's some links in case you're... Read more »

Another Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...week's Elisa Tests. Still I have PN and swollen lymph nodes. I am going to do a 4 month's test next week. Is this 3 month window period is a myth and anybody tested positve after 3 months. Thanks. Read more »