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Neuropathy In Forearm

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Tingling on back of hands/forearms and torso

Thanks for this GREAT contribution you make!Over the past two weeks or so, I have begun to have a lot of tingling/burning on the back of my hands and forearms that extends all the way up to my upper arms (primarily triceps) .Additionally, I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The sensations you describe would be an unusual manifestation of HIV drug toxicity. Standard HIV-drug related neuropathy (3TC can occasionally cause that) almost always involves the toes/feet first before the hands are involved. Bilateral hand/arm... Read more »

Opinion on cause of neuropathy

In the last two weeks I have been experiencing neuropathy in my hands, forearms, feet and lower... Read more »

?peripheral neuropathy

My HIV status is unknown. I am currently suffering from what I believe is neuropathy. I have been... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion Selected... Read more »
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 »
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Neuropathy Question.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all. Scott here. Am very new to this forum. I posted this in the recently infected forum but I think this is where it should be. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi guys. Scott here. Am very new to this forum. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like... Read more »

RASH on forearms...please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hi
i have a rash on my forearms. it has been coming and going, randomly, for close to 3 months. it is little red dots, not raised, on myy forearms. sometimes one spot is larger than the other, but they do not itch at all. WHAT IS THIS?!? i was... Read more »

Forearm and bisep pain for 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone tell me if these are symptoms of early hiv infection. Other than this I do not have any other symptoms. Thank you

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