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Pain And Numbness In My Arms

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i've been a user of crack for 20yrsi've been aware of my hiv for 5yrs but i just overlooked it. now that i'm in recovery(3)mons i'm 511 and 200lbs all of a sudden i wake up at night with what i would say is thick numbness in my hands and arms.my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately, without much more information, I cannot give you a specific answer as to the exact cause of your symptoms. Could it be HIV-related peripheral sensory neuropathy? Yes, it's possible. Could your crack cocaine abuse also be part of... Read more »

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I am 69 years old and was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. I started HIV meds (AZT and ddC) in July... Read more »

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... www.bmsvirology.com , 1 (800) 272-4878 Potential side effects and toxicity: Peripheral neuropathy (tingling, burning, numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Zerit is stopped, but can be painful and permanently debilitating... Read more »
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...may increase your risk for pancreatitis. Some side effects can be serious. The following side effects have occurred: Numbness, tingling, burning, or pain in the feet and/or hands Headache Diarrhea Rash Trouble sleeping... Read more »
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What is neuropathy pain?

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

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...3 weeks after unkown exposure I developed lower/uper back and neck pain. Also my abdomin has a dull pain sensation that seems to come and go. I also feel a numbing pain in my arm that goes from the Read more »

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...Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have... Read more »