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Neuropathy Worse In The Morning

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Peripheral neuropathy

I have been positive since 1985 I had Toxo in 97 and started taking meds.. due to side effects I quit meds for three years Im now back on 5 mo. ts had dropped to 57 vl sky high.... I haven't seen my most recent labs but I know Im feeling better...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Autonomic neuropathy can occur due to HIV infection (usually in pxs with history of very low CD4 counts) and is often difficult to manage. I have Read more »

Carpel Tunnel or Neuropathy?

Hi Dr. Henry,How can I tell the difference between Carpel Tunnel and Peripheral Neuropathy? I have... Read more »

neuropathy in fingers

I am 9 months from my exposure to HIV. I am getting tested next week. my question is this. Over the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...appears. However, this can take as long as eight weeks. If you continue to take the drugs, the nerve damage might become permanent. Non-drug treatments: Some simple things can reduce the pain of PN: wear looser shoes don't walk too far ... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...usedto be done mostly by researchers, but it may become more common because it canreveal damage in small nerve fibers before permanent damage occurs. Your doctormay also refer you to an HIV-experienced neurologist. PN Treatments ... Read more »
Project Inform

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...nervous system. People with HIV disease can have several problems with the nervous system. A common problem is peripheral neuropathy. This can cause damage to nerves controlling sensation. Symptoms may include altered sensation, numbness,... Read more »
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NEUROPATHY

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 of times becomes Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive: Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion? If so . . . for what period of... Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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