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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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
Ask the Experts

Question regarding neuropathy.

I recently started a new drug regimen involving isentress, intelence, and truvada. I have never had neuropathy, but am now felling numbness in the feet and hands. Could this drug regimen be the cause and what might I take to alleviate the pain. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Drug related neuropathy usually does not begin simultaneously in hands and feet (usually toes first, then feet, then fingers, then hands). Your current Read more »

numb neuropathy

Dr. I am on the following meds;kaletra, ziagen,reyataz,fuzeon,ddi, viread, 3tc, crestor and effexor- I have severve numbness in my calfs and feet-no pain just numb-My Dr. has prescripted neurotin-he said it may help with the numbness. Since I take...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The ddI and 3TC and possibly some of the other drugs may contribute tot he neuropathy. Your HIV specialist should know how to balance the need to control your HIV with your treatment history and resistance situation Read more »

How long will my neuropathy last?

About 3 weeks ago, after being on Fuzeon for about 6 weeks, I developed neuropathy, with numb toes and slightly numb fingers. Fuzeon D/C'd and started on Neurontin, 300 tid to 600 tid for 2 1/2 weeks with no improvement. Then Zerit (which I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is somewhat unusual for drug related neuropathy to develop quickly and simultaneously in both the hands and feet. Zewit would be somewhat more likely to be involved than the Read more »

Could I have neuropathy?

My left arm becomes numb from the elbow to the tips of my three fingers. My thumb and index finger and a small portion of my hand do not become numb. It is the same sensation as if my arm has fallen asleep. I have woken up in the middle of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...What you describe would rarely be due to the HIV or drug related peripheral neuropathy that you hear discussed. More likely it is due to some nerve compression in shoulder/arm/writs area for conditions like carpal Read more »
Articles
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...I can manage this condition through exercise or supplementation? Peripheral neuropathy causes pain (sometimes described as tingling or burning) and numbness in the hands and feet. While HIV is one cause of the condition, it's certainly not the... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...(ethambutol) Flagyl (metronidazole) Hydoxyurea How Do You Know if You Have PN? Early signs of PN include: Tingling Pins and needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep Stumbling when you walk ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...examination (including pulses in the feet), reflexes, and coordination and gait. Typical findings in people with DSPN include decreased sensation to pain and temperature in the feet. Diminished ankle reflexes may also be noted. Many clinical... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...perhaps disabling. Sometimes PN is present even without symptoms. When people first get PN, they normally feel sensations like tingling, weakness, numbness, pinching, buzzing or stiffness in their toes and feet or fingers and hands. When PN is... Read more »
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anybody experiencing neuropathy (tingling burning)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i have always been such a healthy person, and now OUT OF THE DAMN BLUE i have burning and tingling feet, which bother me and make it hard for me to stand straight and walk normally. in the mornings and when i take showers, Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions. My other... 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 »