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Atripla and Neuropathy

I am a newly infected and have been on Atripla since November with significant improved numbers. CD4 at 364 and VL at 252 after 6 weeks of treatment. However I have begun to feel some tingling in my left arm wrist area. Can Atripla cause...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...bilaterally. The drugs in Atripla do not often cause neuropatahy. Drug related neuropathy would very rarely involve the left arm as you desribe so most likely due to other factor/disease. KH Read more »

another neuropathy question

dear doctor, have never taken any medications ( in fifth year now ), all lab results show perfectly... Read more »

numb hands-arms

Hi, I have been on two expanded access drugs(merck 015, tmc125), truvada and darunivir now for 7... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...nerve supply) in the distal (farther from the hips and shoulders) muscles of the limbs, such as those in the calves and forearms. EMG can also help distinguish DSPN from related neurological problems such as those associated with aging. Another... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...system, PN is found in other parts of your body. Normally, PN affects the toes, feet and legs first. The fingers, hands and arms can become affected as well. When diagnosed and treated early, PN can often be controlled. For some, though,... Read more »
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 »
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neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...had any other sympton, the reason I 'm freaking out is because i started getting this pins and needles feeling in my legs and arms and it doesnt go away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and they dont go away. I guess my question is,... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like sunburn). At times both my arms and legs have been totally numb and at other times it felt like I'd been mucking around with a TENS machine that is... Read more »

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 MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) IM STRESSING OUT SO MUCH AND I... Read more »

Neuropathy above the knees

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anyone out there experiencing neuropathy above the knees? I am experiencing cutting sensations above the knees and also in the arms. My doctors have told me that they have never come across this before. I'd like to hear from anyone who has had... Read more »