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Neuropathy or sciatic nerve?

Diagnosed 1994, CD4 currently 440, low 41 with PCP 2 years ago, suddenly extreme pain in left leg and somewhat in right-heel but definitely more left leg. Not really burning but just plain throbbing shooting pain. Talked with care provider and she...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...can cause peripheral neuropathy. A through neurologic evaluation (often after referral to a neurologist) including possibly nerve conduction studies and a CT or MRI often will pin down the diagnosis and help formulate a treatment plan. KH Read more »

HIV optic nerve neuropathy

It's been 10 (or more)months since I was diagnosed with HIV optic-nerve neuropathy. The... Read more »

neuropathy and muscle loss

I want to know whether neuropathy can cause muscle loss Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves except for the brain and spinal cord. About 30% of people with HIV develop PN. Some PN... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine (centralnervous system) and the peripheral nerves (peripheral nervous system). Theperipheral nerves run through the body like webbing, connecting all the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Neuropathy Treatment Hits a Roadblock

...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 drugs (usually d4T, ddI or... Read more »
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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 »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? 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 »