Neuropathy Weakness In Legs

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My partner was dignosed with AIDS Nov 9, 2009 after developing streccosus pnuemonia. During that time in the hosptial he became very weak in his legs and he couldnt walk on his own. He was released from the hospital after a months time. He is now at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...nerve problems that could impact leg/bladder function. As you note often very frustrating situation. In some cases peripheral neuropathy can be worsened by vitamin deficiency (such as B12) or conditions like syphilis. If vitamin B12 deficient... Read more »


I have been on HIV meds for over 3 years. I started with a CD4 count of 100. My CD4 now is 260, and... Read more »


dear doctor i was infectet about 6 mounts agou ,now i start filing tingling all around my body... Read more »
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 »
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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 »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

... Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do Read more »
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Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods Read more »
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