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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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Burning Sensation in my legs.

My grandpa has neuropathy. He has recently been complaining of a burning sensation in his legs. He wanted to know if there is anything he could do to stop the pain. Right now he puts ice water on his legs but this is only a short term solution....
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
There are a number of causes of and treatments for neuropathy...he should discuss these with his doctor. He should be evaluated to make sure that he does not have a treatable medical condition causing his neuropathy (e.g., vascular disease,... Read more »

Burn/Itch Sensation After Urinating. More likely to spread Hep C?

I am hep c positive.I have a burning/itching sensation inside my penis after urinating and there are very slight swellings at the tip. From all my searching the only 2 things i've found that it might be is Trichomoniasis or a yeast infection...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It would be difficult for me to suggest a diagnosis without a full history and physical examination. I would suggest a visit to your primary care provider for an exam and some laboratory testing.The risk of sexual transmission between monogamous... Read more »

Burning Sensation in Legs - Taking Trizivir

I have been taken Trizivir for one year now, without any major complaints. Toward the beginning of treatment I experienced a slight tingling in my legs, sort of last little electrical pokes. My doctor stated that he thought this could be because...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The 3TC component of Trizivir can rarely cause neuropathy. Drug related neuropathy almost always begins in the toes/bottoms of the feet with numbness then perhaps some pain. If the feelings you are experiencing in your legs involve most of the... Read more »

Burning sensation in arms

Doctors, thank you for your excellent service. I was only recently dianosed as HIV positive (Fall 2000) so I am still coming to grips with my disease. I don't yet know all of the technical jargon and what all the numbers mean, but I will...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is not possible to distinguish the cause of your arm complaints from the data you provided and without directly examining you. Zerit and cause a neuropathy but generally the feet are bothered first and worse than the arms/hands. HIV can cause a... Read more »
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anybody experiencing neuropathy (tingling burning)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i have always been such a healthy person, and now OUT OF THE DAMN BLUE i have burning and tingling feet, which bother me and make it hard for me to stand straight and walk normally. in the mornings and when i take showers, i can see the blood... Read more »

Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by billc, 1 Reply
After a high risk encounter I had seven months ago I have developed a burning in my face that comes and goes. It is mostly isolated to the left forehead, but travels down around my eye. It comes and goes. It this neuropathy??
Concerned..
If not then... Read more »

Burning Sensation

Posted by Anonymous
Honestly, how does it actually feel like? Is it suppose to be painful? As for me, my urine is generally warm and slightly hot at some point, could that indicate a burning sensation?

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