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Neuropathy In Legs Burning

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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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
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Neuropathy?

My question: Starting about 2 weeks ago, I started getting a feeling on my left calf like a bug crawling up it. At the same time I have started to have great pain in that leg from the just above the knee to the crotch in the inner leg, though the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some other condition (nerve getting pinched, tendon/muscle irritation and many others ) is more likely the cause of your left leg sensation than your HIV drugs or HIV itself (though still recommend bringing to the attention of your HIV... Read more »

peripheral neuropathy?

sometime back i started having pain in my legs and feet, starting below my knees. mostly my left side. it is not excruciating, but it keeps me awake at night and is noticeable any time i am still. i also at times experience similar symptoms in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Typical peripheral neuropathy due to drugs generally involves fairly symmetric tingling/numbness in toes feet at first. Asymmetry extending up to knee is somewhat Read more »

Finding a solution to my leg pain

I have been HIV poz since January 2002. I'm on meds and have been doing great for several years. I live an active life, though I am on disability. I work a part-time job and everything in life is great! The MAJOR issue is leg pain. I recently...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...are currently on or what other HIV meds you may have received in the past. It sounds like you have lower extremity peripheral neuropathy. Some medical illnesses can cause this Some HIV meds will cause the symptoms you are experiencing. An EMG is... Read more »

Burning Legs -- convinced I am serconverting

Dear Doc,I really thank you for your expert opinions to all the worried wells like me. I have been a constant visitor of this site after my exposure to CSW in Amsterdam. On Apr 7, had protected vaginal/oral intercouse with window prostitutes. Did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the symptom complex you describe is not characteristic of HIV ARS.So, do I think you are seroconverting and have peripheral neuropathy? No to both suppositions! I'm quite confident your definitive three-month HIV test will corroborate my very... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

...pain. A massage therapist, friend or even you can gently massage those areas that have pain. Avoid strain. Ease foot and leg pain by not walking great distances or standing for long periods. Also, avoid repetitive tasks with your hands and... 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 »
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 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 Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I had very painful neuropathy in my legs and my feet burned like I was walking on hot coals. I stopped taking the D4T and I read about a natural amino acid Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...NSAID's but every now and then they get the better of me. I have never been on ARV's. Has anyone else her had experience with neuropathy? My ID specialist said it wasn't neuropathy since my vibration test was normal but he reccomended neuro... 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 »

leg pain

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Has anyone experienced severe leg pain. My legs ache really bad only at night. Feel really heavy and ache. If so, what can I do about it. Read more »