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Neuropathy In Elbow

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Could I have neuropathy?

My left arm becomes numb from the elbow to the tips of my three fingers. My thumb and index finger and a small portion of my hand do not become numb. It is the same sensation as if my arm has fallen asleep. I have woken up in the middle of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
What you describe would rarely be due to the HIV or drug related peripheral neuropathy that you hear discussed. More likely it is due to some nerve compression in shoulder/arm/writs area for conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome. An evaluation by a... Read more »

peripheral neuropathy in pinkie & ring fingers

hi,i have numbness especially at night when i bent my hadn when i am sleeping in y pinke and ring... Read more »

Neuropathy, Repetitive stress injury?

I have been taking Reyataz, Norvir, Truvada for 14 months. I am getting some tingling in my feet,... Read more »
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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 »
HIV i-Base

High Prevalence of Peripheral Neuropathy in Children Taking d4T in Rural South Africa

Peripheral neuropathy is a well-known side effect of older nucleosides, particularly d4T, which is still used widely in poor settings. Although it clearly occurs, this phenomenon is less well characterised in children and it is difficult to... 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 AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+)... 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 »
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Cut elbow and the countertop

Posted by Stressing, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me my risk in this situation?

I work in a medical lab and was on the phone about a month ago. My elbows were on the countertop and when I hung up the phone, I noticed a small amount of blood on the countertop I was sitting at.... Read more »

Elbow Nodes

Posted by Anonymous
I'm about as scared of posting this as I am of the disease I'm afraid I've got - but here goes nothing. Had a risky encounter about 33 weeks ago. Thought I was in the clear then after 8 weeks, my lymph nodes behind and under my jaw became swollen -... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is 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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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is 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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