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Neuropathy In Fingers

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neuropathy in fingers

I am 9 months from my exposure to HIV. I am getting tested next week. my question is this. Over the past several months I have noticed parts of my hand and fingers falling asleep during the night. I know this happens when sleeping the wrong way on...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...tunnel syndrome", where a part of the median nerve in the wrist is compressed at the level of the wrist. The thimb and first two fingers are mainly affected. Other nerve compressions can occur, and they are often seen as worse in the... Read more »

Hip and finger tips (PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY)

Dear Doctor:I have been positive for only 3 years and I have never been on any HIV meds yet, but I... 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 »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...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 your... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy for your nervous 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.... 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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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ease my mind a bit. I have read that neuropathy generally starts in the toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really go above the knees. Is this the case with all types of neuroptahy? I fear maybe mine is... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...dear jackie blue, my doctor says that i have Peripheral Neuropathy,but my elizer test is still neg at 8-9months. should i need to keep testing until one year.... as im very stressed out.i recently Read more »

to confused re:neuropathy

Posted by uhohblita, 2 Replies
...stress, drinking (former binger), who knows. but i remember doing a search on the internet for "HIV and leg pain" or "HIV and neuropathy" and guess what. you got it- its a symptom! (i think somebody else mentioned you could search for anything... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...longest nerves first, therefore it always starts in the toes, may progress upwards to involve the legs and may also involve the fingers. Peripheral means that it occurs in the lymbs. In general it is symmetric and affects both parts of the body... Read more »