Neuropathy In Shoulder And Upper Arm

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both shoulder arm joints pain onset 2weeks

Being hiv/aids for 22 yr, on meds, I have just woke one day and the pain is terrible in my arms, shoulders. cant lift, cant dress, hurts to lay on arms or touch them. Hurts to hang arms by myside, or anyway I have my arms. aches just being still....
Keith Henry, M.D.

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University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Acute pain in arms/shoulders is not usual from HIV/AIDS or meds so you need a thorough evauation including looking at cervical spine to look for Read more »

Is shoulder, arm and hand numbness/tingling the beginnins of "buffalo hump"?

I am 54 yr old male, HIV pos w/lipoatrophy, clinical depression and neuropathy. My viral load is... Read more »

I just donated please give me your candid thoughts. (in college and need it bad)

Hey Doc I just donated today aloth not much (in college) anything helps im sure. History:male, 24... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...nerve supply) in the distal (farther from the hips and shoulders) muscles of the limbs, such as those in the calves and forearms. EMG can also help distinguish DSPN from related neurological problems such as those associated with aging. Another... Read more »
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 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network


...of 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... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left arm. The weakness started as tingling and then progressed to weakness. After two days the symptoms passed and I... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...nausea even though I did not vomit. Jan 12th - Noticed a slightly raised 'quarter sized' red rash irregularly shaped on my left upper arm. This disappeared in two days. Jan 13th - Tingling warm needles feeling in my left palm, fingers and left... Read more »


Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...had any other sympton, the reason I 'm freaking out is because i started getting this pins and needles feeling in my legs and arms and it doesnt go away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and they dont go away. I guess my question is,... Read more »

rash on upper arms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi all- I have a quick question..I know you'll help since you are all so informative! My upper arms are kind of blotchy red, and have quite a few little red pimples on them...there is no itching. I noticed this about 2 months Read more »
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