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Neuropathy Treatment Specialist

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Ask the Experts

Will My Peripheral Neuropathy ever go away?

I have had HIV since 1984, AIDS since 1998, and peripheral neuropathy since 1986. My viral load is near undetectable.My pain is still bad and I am on Meds for it. Two doctors feels that since I am nearly undetectable I should be have no pain...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...have been disappointing but studies/research continues. I often seek help from a neurologist experienced with HIV and a pain specialist to try and find best management strategy. KH Read more »

solution for neuropathy

HI Im HIV positive for 4 months not on meds but just got neuropathy. How could this happen... Read more »

Are any of my current meds worsening my neuropathy?

I have peripheral neuropathy, which is largely ignored. I usually walk in sandals, even in winter.... Read more »
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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 Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist

... Dear HIV Specialist, I am a 45-year-old, male insulin-dependent, Type-II diabetic with HIV. When I was diagnosed last spring my CD4 count was 182 Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Peripheral Neuropathy

...unlikely when narcotics are used to treat pain. People with severe neuropathic pain may benefit from working with a pain management specialist. Psychotropic (affecting psychological or mental functioning or behavior) and narcotic drugs may... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...diagnosed and I don't have the same confidence in that doctor. Yes, I could go outside the public medical system, go to a private specialist = big dollars, particularly for someone on a pension. When I say that I am in the middle of being... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 studies be done (pins... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...left side; but, I was left with a burning sensation in my left foot that felt like I was walking on hot coals. I asked my HIV specialist at the time, Dr. Michael Sampson of LA, what was happenning. He said I could not have neuropathy as it... Read more »