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numb neuropathy

Dr. I am on the following meds;kaletra, ziagen,reyataz,fuzeon,ddi, viread, 3tc, crestor and effexor- I have severve numbness in my calfs and feet-no pain just numb-My Dr. has prescripted neurotin-he said it may help with the numbness. Since I take...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The ddI and 3TC and possibly some of the other drugs may contribute tot he neuropathy. Your HIV specialist should know how to balance the need to control your HIV with your treatment history and resistance situation Read more »

neuropathy question

HiI have 2 questions about HIV related neuropathy.1) Could someone develop peripheral neuropathy 2... Read more »

neuropathy

You say neuropathy effects he feet then hands what happens to them? Read more »
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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 »
The Body PRO

Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

...the full presentation. We did a systematic look. We asked them for symptoms that they were experiencing: pain, numbness or tingling. A few patients in particular noted some pain, but most of the signs we looked at [were different]. We assessed... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...(ethambutol) Flagyl (metronidazole) Hydoxyurea How Do You Know if You Have PN? Early signs of PN include: Tingling Pins and needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep Stumbling when you walk ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...examination (including pulses in the feet), reflexes, and coordination and gait. Typical findings in people with DSPN include decreased sensation to pain and temperature in the feet. Diminished ankle reflexes may also be noted. Many clinical... Read more »
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Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

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, Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like sunburn). At times both my arms and legs have... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »