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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Ongoing neuropathy or not

Hi Doctor Bob. I previously posted this to the 'Am I infected?' area of ur fatigue and anemia forum. I had unprotected anal sex as the insertive partner following some rather rough oral sex. 2 weeks after this incident I got a buzzing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nutter. Definitely conclusively nutter!Have I seen similar neurological symptoms related to HIV? Nope! Have I seen similar neurological symptoms related to nutters? Yep!Can NSAIDs alter HIV-antibody production or HIV test results? Nope.I... Read more »

anemia tongue

Can anemia cause burning of the tongue and lips? I also have a whitish color to by tongue, especially in the back by those big taste buds. I thougt it might be thrush be I have been told that you would have white patches on for checks and throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Burning tongue? HIV-related anemia usually does not cause this; however, "pernicious anemia" can. Pernicious anemia is caused by a defect in the stomach and lack of something called "intrinsic" factor. A sore smooth tongue... Read more »

AZT TONGUE PIGMENTATION- AZT 2 ever?

Hi Doctor Young, Does AZT cause a nasty looking pigmenation (black to purple spots to develop on the inside of the tongue and mouth?) Does the AZT that is offered as medicine today in combination with other drugs still produce this result? AZT...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Zidovudine (ADV, AZT) can cause hyperpigmentation of nails and skin- I suppose that it could cause hyperpigmentation of the tongue, but I am not aware of this personally. Yes, when used in combination, the possibility of side effects remain,... Read more »

Neuropathy, neck pain & itchy rash

I am experiencing an alarming range of seemingly unrelated symptoms which have come on in the last three months. Severe neurophay mainly in the hands and tongue, my taste is affected. Neck pain controlled by 1--mg voltarol daily and a wek long itchy...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sounds like a challenging situation. It would be useful to know which meds you have been on and whether any CNS studies have been done (CT/MRI). Have you been checked for syphilis, vitamin deficiencies? KH... Read more »
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hopeless! Persistent dry mouth and P Neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just a few queries on HIV related neuropathy.

As I understand it, in most (~99%) cases it is the meds that cause neuropathy in HIV infected individuals and not the disease itself. I have also read, however, that peripheral neuropathy can occur very... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by billc, 1 Reply
After a high risk encounter I had seven months ago I have developed a burning in my face that comes and goes. It is mostly isolated to the left forehead, but travels down around my eye. It comes and goes. It this neuropathy??
Concerned..
If not then... Read more »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »