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Peripheral Neuropathy And Restless Leg Syndrome

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restless leg syndrome

hi there. I was wondering if there is a connection between hiv, and/or meds and restless leg syndrome?I am pretty sure the RLS started to occur a few years into my taking antiretrovirals. has there been any studies regarding a connection? and is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have had numerous HIV+ patients who have developed restless leg syndrome. In my experience RLS seems more common in diabetics or those who had been treated in the past with the 'D" drugs (such as D4T Read more »

Neuropathy, suddenly

Hello, I have been poz for about 15 years. Am currently on Kaletra, Ziagen, and Viread. In the... Read more »

Tingling Toes

My 77 year old father has just been diagnosed HIV positive. His CD4 count is 468, 4 = 13%, viral... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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 »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...Manufacturer contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, 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... Read more »
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jerking limbs and restless legs

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV (since June 2006) and Paxil for depression/anxiety (September 2006). I have been experiencing jerking/spasms in limbs and restless legs. Have any of you had this issue? I sent an inquiry to Dr. Henry and will discuss with my HIV Dr but... Read more »

Worried and need to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ejacualte inside of me, but on me all over my penis). Then, I began having a tingling feeling in my legs and feet, almost like a restless leg syndrome. That appeared suddenly. After that, fatigue set in and a heavy head feeling. I never had a... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive: Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion? If so . . . for what period of... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...dear jackie blue, my doctor says that i have Peripheral Neuropathy,but my elizer test is still neg at 8-9months. should i need to keep testing until one year.... as im very stressed out.i recently Read more »