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Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and painful....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be under the care of an HIV specialist physician. He or she would be the best person to consult regarding your symptoms. For pain management, you should be seen by an HIV-knowledgeable neurologist, particularly in light of your past history of... Read more »

Neuropathy and Muscular/Joint Pain

I was diagnosed in August, 07 and started Truvada/Kaletra when I was in the hospital due to very... Read more »

INCREASING PAIN OF NEUROPATHY.

I HAVE HAD NEUROPATHY ABOUT A YEAR INTO BEING DIAGNOSED WITH AIDS IN 1998. I WAS A WALKER AND MORE... Read more »
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Project Inform

Pain Patch for Neuropathy Fails in Study

...company, NeurogesX, reported in a press release February 27, 2008 early results from their recent study of their experimental pain patch NGX-4010 to treat HIV-related neuropathy. The results from their second Phase 3 study showed that NGX-4010... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Controlled Trial of High-Concentration Capsaicin Patch for Treatment of Painful HIV Neuropathy

... There are limited effective treatments for the painful condition HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP). Capsaicin desensitizes cutaneous nociceptors resulting in Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...in the feet and/orhands to the brain and spinal cord become damaged. Like frayed wires that canspark or misfire, PN becomes a painful, numb, burning, shooting sensation thatmany sufferers describe as "holding a lit match to my feet," or "walking... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... Read more »
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What is neuropathy pain?

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

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...mucking around with a TENS machine that is turned up on high. I get burning in my wrists, forearms and armpits and shooting pains in the skin/tissue above my stomach. These symptoms have lasted 9+ weeks. I have them mostly under control with... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...follow-up visit with the doctor next month. Thanks to Scot's post and a very quick search, I may now have a name for the problem = neuropathy. And, the site that I quickly visited says that it could be treatable. I'll do more research when I... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching experience if the handshaker decides to give me a firm handshake. The... Read more »