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Neuropathy Recovery

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Neuropathy recovery

I am a huge fan of this web site and appreciate all the wonderful advice from the Doctors! I have had severe neuropathy for the past three years and it is getting worse. I do not have any other factors that has been mentioned to worsen my condition....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some neuropathy seems to not get better. There are some new developments in the treatment of neuropathy. N acetyl carnitine and prosaptide 0 A nerve growth factor) are being studied by the ACTG and a high potency form of capsaicin is being studied... Read more »

A good antiviral regimen for recovery from neuropathy

I have been on combivir and crixovan (3.5 years) and then combivir and nevirapine since with no... Read more »

Fatigue Recovery

I don't mean to butt in on any of your expert opinions and of course I am not a Dr. only an... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Post-Conflict Recovery Affecting Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Liberia

Post-conflict recovery is affecting efforts to fight the spread of HIV in the Liberian town of Ganta, which has become "emblematic of the AIDS challenge facing the country" as it recovers from a 14-year civil war, Plus News reports. According to... Read more »
Body Positive

The Latest Breakthroughs in Recovery from Addiction:

Recovery can bea liberating experience, sometimes described as a "second comingout" by gays, lesbians, and transsexuals who have sought help foralcoholism and drug dependence in 12-Step programs. But it is not withouta price. For many, the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

High Prevalence of Peripheral Neuropathy in Children Taking d4T in Rural South Africa

Peripheral neuropathy is a well-known side effect of older nucleosides, particularly d4T, which is still used widely in poor settings. Although it clearly occurs, this phenomenon is less well characterised in children and it is difficult to... Read more »
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Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

Recovery Technician/Substitute Manager, Ohio

Posted by Anonymous
CARACOLE HOUSE
Recovery Technician/Substitute Manager:
Part-time position working in a residential setting for people with HIV/AIDS. This position entails being able to work in two facilities, one being focused on treatment of Substance Abuse with... Read more »

HIV+ Women or Recovery in Boston?

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I live here in Boston. I only moved back here a year ago. My only HIV+ female friend is no longer available(long story). I wish that I could say that my very supportive and loving boyfriend and family are enough, but they just don't and can't get... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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