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Peripheral Neuropathy And Driving

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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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
Ask the Experts

Peripheral neuropathy.

Medical inquiry.My name is DNM, male and aged 58 next September. I reside in Harare Zimbabwe and was diagnosed HIV positive in May 2006 and started anti retroviral treatment (ART) in August 2006. At that time my CD count was 160. Since then I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The problems you describe are consistent with drug-related peripheral neuropathy (PN) which can be very frustrating to deal with. PN was a common problem in the US among HIV+ patients on treatment but is has Read more »

PN

I was on lamuvidine, stocrin,stavudine,and purbac for a year, but developed PN and liposdrophy,I then began taking truvada and stocrin, it's been two months now, but the PN is not geeting better at all. Is there something else i can do about this,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The stavudine you had been taking may have contributed to peripheral neuropathy. Recovery can be slow and in some cases may not occur to much degree though usually will get slowly better (can take many months). Read more »

peripheral neuropathy

Hello Doctors,when does peripheral neuropathy start normally in the course of hiv infection. Is it from the very beginning meaning acute infection on, or only later in the course of infection?!!Is it right that it can be caused by both, hiv itself...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by HIV infection sometimes in early infection but more often in late infection. Certain HIV drugs (in particular Read more »

Can med-related neuropathy return?

Dear Dr.I've been positive more than 20 years and have been on lots of meds. About 8 years ago, I developed peripheral neuropathy in my legs, feet and hands lasting about 3 years total. My Dr. and I believe it was due to Zerit. Once that batch of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In my experience drug related peripheral neuropathy often but not always improves when the offending drug is stopped. Patients have occasionally reported to me similar observations Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, October 28, 2010

...tips you can share with your doctor to maximize the chances that your claim is accepted.   Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy is the most common neurological disorder in people with HIV. It can be a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...This can make it difficult to take all scheduled doses. Marijuana can help control the nausea. It may also relieve the pain of peripheral neuropathy (see Fact Sheet 555 ). A recent study confirmed it is useful for that purpose. How Is... Read more »
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 »
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Blood drive...

Posted by onehotthing6919, 1 Reply
...If you donate blood at a blood drive and they find out you are HIV+...do they inform you? Read more »

brood drive do they imformed you

Posted by brucej459, 2 Replies
...onehotthing6919 Newbie Reged: 08/15/07 Posts: 1 Blood drive... 08/15/07 09:45 PM Reply Quote If you donate blood at a blood drive and they find out you are HIV+...do Read more »

sex drive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HELP! My sex drive is gone! My partner and I are both positive..he gets testostrone shots..is there anything that a women can take, like testostrone, Read more »

Re: Lack Of Sex Drive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Are there any woman out there, that can give me helpful information about lack of sex drive and what you can do about it...food..herbal supplements..accupuncture??????? Men have Viagra. What do we have? And I already Read more »