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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 You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Neuropathy during seroconversion, false negative?

Hi Dr. Bob, Please answer, I'm terrified! I had unprotected vaginal intercourse on Dec 19, 2008 with a partner of unknown status. Two weeks later developed weakness, weight loss and just felt horrible. I got better but couldn't gain the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You had sex December 19, 2008??? Hmm . . . so I assume you're a "Back to the Future" kind of guy, eh? Well, let's assume you had sex December 19, 2007 instead, OK? That you had unprotected sex does place you at some degree... Read more »

Neuropathy and false negative?

Hi Dr. Bob, Please answer, I'm terrified! I had unprotected vaginal intercourse on 29 september 2011 and 5 October, 2011 with csw of unknown status. I got symptom like mild fever, nausea, loss of appetite and weight loss around 1 - 2 weeks...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:It is usually the HIV medications that causes neuropathy, not the virus. In addition, an HIV test at 90 days is considered conclusive. You are negative. If these symptoms continue, I would suggest a trip to your doctor to rule out other... Read more »

A unique neuropathy developed in the last 6 months

I have been HIV positive for 19 years. My current VL is undetectable and CD4 counts are 435 in early June. My regimen includes Truvada, Prezista (600x2) and Norvir as a booster. I did take DDI for a number of years but stopped it in Oct of 2011,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am unaware of documented cases of your HIV regimen causing isolated upper leg motor neuron dysfunction-seems very unlikely. I would consider seeing if there is an HIV experienced neurologist you could see for consultation or 2nd opinion. Have you... Read more »

Neuropathy or HIV?

Hello Doc and thank you for reading. As briefly as possible I will explain my concerns. In late Dec..24th, I went to Asian massage parlor as I have done for years. No intercourse...but did suckle her breasts for 1 min or so. Did insert finger into...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I agree with your docs. This is not likely to be from HIV. Negative blood tests (especially if this was with the new tests that look for both antigen and antibody) over 3 months post-exposure and after several weeks of symptoms would not be... Read more »
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Elisa negative & WB with one weak band !!!

Posted by David78, 1 Reply
Dear friends , after 6 months and 8 negative elisa 4th gen. I decided to have a western blot test .. I am really scared and confused ... the test result was not clear , it shows only one weak band in correspondece of gp41. I had a herpes genitalis... Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be... Read more »

I tested negative after 4 months...

Posted by Anonymous
Would I be wrong in concluding I'm HIV negative? They say 95% of people seroconvert after 3 months, according to statistics on the net. However, according to some HIV+ people I have spoken too in chatrooms at http://www.13km.com, it's pretty common... Read more »

3 negative tests before the 3 month mark

Posted by jellis, 2 Replies
Hello everyone,

So already posted once about my situation. I had sex with a prostitute. We had sex 3 different times and I used a different condom each different time. To my knowledge none of them came off, but the condoms were a little too big for... Read more »