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Otc Pain Relief For Neuropathy

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...evening primrose oil containing gammalinolenic acid. Caution should be taken when considering these supplements.Their effectiveness has not been proven in large studies, although some verysmall studies have reported benefit in pain relief. They can also be costly andvary in quality between manufacturers. Discuss supplements with your doctorbefore taking. While HIV PN and diabetic PN are not the same disease, sometimes the drugsused to treat...
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d list drugs and peripheral neuropathy

I was on the D-list drugs for 11 years and developed peripheral neuropathy in hands and feet. I am allergic to Protease inhibitor drugs and am now on Viramune and Truvada for about 14 monthes. The peripheral neuropathy has not improved and have had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV-knowledgeable neurologist and pain specialist often helpful. Use of drugs like gabapentin sometimes helpful but aggressive pain relief is key to maintaining good quality of life. If your HIV is controlled with current regimen then I don't... Read more »

neuropathy

How are people with HIV related neuropathy supposed to exercise and stay healthy if they can barley stand up on two feet without it hurting. I dont want to die young because I have neuropathy and am unable to excercise and stay healthy. really...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...exercise when it hurts to stand/walk. I have numerous patients with chronic painful neuropathy with whom we struggle to provide pain relief. In many cases they are doing well HIV-wise and I expect them to do well overall health wise for a long... Read more »

Neuropathy in my feet?

I have been positive for 19 years and have had neuropathy in both legs since Feb 91.At one time Desipramine and Mexitil worked to help manage the pain along with Kadian.Currently I take 400 mg of Kadian for my leg pain with Dilaudid for breakthrough...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy remains one of the most challenging HIV-treatment related conditions to manage since often patients need to continue to take Read more »

solution for neuropathy

HI Im HIV positive for 4 months not on meds but just got neuropathy. How could this happen already. I have read that its only in advanced HIV diesease. 1) Does this mean I am a rapid progresser?2) If I went on meds could the neuropathy go away or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...neuropathy, topical treatments, accupunture and more. I often seek input from neurologist and pain specialist to try and optimize pain relief in severe cases. KH Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...involved patients with diabetic neuropathy (a total of 1,020). Close to half of patients (47%) treated with duloxetine achieved 50% pain relief over baseline compared with 24% of patients treated with placebo. Studies of duloxetine for pain... Read more »
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

...morphine sulfate (intravenous), sustained-release morphine sulfate (oral) or meperidine. The minimum daily dose that affords pain relief should be used. Step 4: At any point during the preceding steps, consider adding adjuvant therapies to... 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 »
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What is neuropathy pain?

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

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...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 »

Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. Read more »