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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou are already on standard medical management. For males I would check testosterone levels and provide replacement if levels are low. Low esterogen levels in women can accelerate the condition of bone mineral loss. Other endocrine disorders (excess... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost below a link to a recent article which provides information about... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineOsteoporosis in this setting is being more frequently recognized. The etiology is unclear. Chronic poor eating/exercise habits, overuse of carbonated beverages, lack of modest sunlight, low testosterone levels all can contribute to the problem.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.It's good to know that the previous Q/A was of value to you.As for tenofovir-sparing treatments, by convention, if you're genetically negative for the HLA B5701 marker, abacavir (part of Epzicom) could be a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?
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Posted by AnonymousIs it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?
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Posted by bura, 3 RepliesCan someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi 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 uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »
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