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Pain From Peripheral Neuropathy

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Neuropathy and Muscular/Joint Pain

I was diagnosed in August, 07 and started Truvada/Kaletra when I was in the hospital due to very intense illness during conversion. I became undetectable within about 3 months and my CD4 count ranges anywhere from 500-800. About 2 months ago I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy would rarely be due to one of the drugs in Truvada/Kaletra but does occur. Switching to alternative meds is often preferred Read more »

CD4 and viral load

Dear doctorI've got a patient who's CD4 count is 80 and the viral load is undetectable. Her CD4... Read more »

neuropathy

I have been taking Atripla since Dec 2008. I have developed severe pains in my breasts. My dr.... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion 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 »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage Read more »
The Body

U.S.'s First Medical Marijuana TV Commercial Airs in Sacramento, Calif.

...wasting syndrome , side effects or fatigue; to reduce nausea from taking certain antiretrovirals; and to relieve the pain of peripheral neuropathy . To learn more about medical marijuana, read this excellent fact sheet from our content... Read more »
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WEED DUDE

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
What are the benefits of smoking marijuana for positive people and why does the federal government insist on keeping it illegal when the vast majority of people think it should not be especially for the sick (hell i know a 67 year old lady that... Read more »

I'm back - and doing okay

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
...my second appt. with a new doctor (right here in town). My labs are basically the same. Does think my ongoing leg pain is peripheral neuropathy related to HIV. CD4 403 (up from 357) and viral load 7,000 (down from 11,000). I am 46 years old,... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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 had... Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...all come at once? Or can they come seperately. I have had diarrhea for more than a month now, then I started having testicular pain, my neck hurts when I move it a certain way on the side, and now I have a nagging pain in the joint by my right... Read more »