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Neuropathy In Shoulder And Upper Arm

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Shoulder Pain - Could it be Neuropathy from viracept/combivir or diflucan?

Doc,I've been experiencing shoulder pain. About 1 year after starting my medications (viracept, combivir & diflucan), I noticed slight pains shooting through my arms. 2 years out and the pain got worse. 3 years out, and I am hardly able...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The "shoulder" encompasses many different body parts that can involve the joint, the joint capsule, tendons, muscle, blood vessels, nerves, lymph nodes, etc. A careful exam and history is the starting place to sort out the possible causes.... Read more »

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,... 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 »
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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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India to Start HIV Testing Military Recruits

On Friday, President Abdul Kalam said India will soon test all new armed forces recruits for HIV. Officials said the testing will begin in October. "The military will be testing for HIV in new recruits and undertake prenatal examination of wives of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland Army to Reject HIV-Positive Recruits

On Thursday, Swaziland officials announced that the nation's armed forces will not accept HIV-positive recruits. "The army is experiencing a rise in HIV/AIDS-related illnesses and deaths, and this has adverse effects on the overall mission and... Read more »
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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

rash on upper arms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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 after a possible HIV... Read more »

neuropathy

Posted by randlejw
I recently loss the use of my right hand and arm.I suffer from tremors.Anyone out there in the same boat?

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Neuropathy, anyone?

Posted by Pos_in_Thailand, 2 Replies
Hi,

I wish everyone well and say thanks to those taking the time to read my inquiry.

I was wondering if any of you are dealing with or have been diagnosed with neuropathy? If so, would you mind sharing what your symptoms are or have been, and if... Read more »