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Neuropathy Legs Symptoms

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mysterious neuropathy of legs

For the past three years I have had a mysterious neurological condition of my legs which has stubbornly defied medical diagnosis. In 2005 suddenly any short period of walking or standing cause both thighs to feel numb, tight, tired. and painful. A...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You don't mention which HIV meds you are taking. Peripheral neuropathy is still seen in the HAART era and can be frustating to diagnose and treat. It sounds like you care has been very good so unlikely Read more »

Strange Neuropathy

Hi, I was just diagnosed and not on meds yet. Not sure what my CD4 and VL are yet but I'm sure... Read more »

neuropathy in feet&legs

I am on a salvage regime which includes VidexEC,the regime had gotten me undectable. However-Prior... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the nervous system. It causes strange sensations, especially in the feet, legs, and fingers, and can cause pain. The pain might be mild, or so severe that it prevents someone from walking. Tell... Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...down to the base of your thumb. Repeat this movement twice with the index, middle, ring, and little fingers in succession. Legs and Feet. Straighten one knee and point your foot. Flex your ankle five times. Next, circle your ankle clockwise,... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...cord are the center for your nervous system, PN is found in other parts of your body. Normally, PN affects the toes, feet and legs first. The fingers, hands and arms can become affected as well. When diagnosed and treated early, PN can often be... 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 fibers and is caused by either HIV itself or the toxic effects of certain antiretroviral Read more »
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neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...I never 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... Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like sunburn). At times both my arms and legs have been totally numb and at other times it felt like I'd been mucking around with a TENS machine that is turned up... 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 »