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Neuropathy In Feet Legs Treatment

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neuropathy in feet&legs

I am on a salvage regime which includes VidexEC,the regime had gotten me undectable. However-Prior to starting theis regime-I had numbness in my feet and calfs-also stiffness. My feet are now becoming so numb-they feel like dead weight-I am assuming...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...status with your HIV specialist to see what options are available. Continued use of Videx would likely contribute to progressive neuropathy . An evaluation for other potential factors that could be addressed might be worth doing (I often refer... Read more »

Neuropathy and diabetic-like skin problems in legs/feet

I've had PN for years, mostly numbness in the feet and occasionally leg pain. I'm curious as to... Read more »

Neuropathy in my feet?

I have been positive for 19 years and have had neuropathy in both legs since Feb 91.At one time... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the nervous system. It causes strange sensations, especially in the feet, legs, and fingers, and can cause pain. The pain might be mild, or so severe that it prevents someone from walking. Tell... Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...down to the base of your thumb. Repeat this movement twice with the index, middle, ring, and little fingers in succession. Legs and Feet. Straighten one knee and point your foot. Flex your ankle five times. Next, circle your ankle clockwise,... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Neuropathy Treatment Hits a Roadblock

...Neuropathy is characterized by burning, aching, numbness and tingling, most commonly in the legs and feet. It is a result of damage to nerve fibers and is caused by either HIV itself or the toxic effects of certain antiretroviral Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, or heavy alcohol use should avoid Zerit. Lipoatrophy, fat loss in the face and limbs (arms and legs) and, to a lesser degree, lipohypertrophy (such as "buffalo hump" and increase in abdominal girth) has been... Read more »
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chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with 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 »