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Wellbutrin and Neuropathy

I am on Kaletra, epivir and Tenofavir. For depression I also take prozac 30mg a day and now just added wellbutrin at one (100mg) per day. This is to counter the anti-sexual side affects of Prozac. I feel strange and not sure if I am noticing...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...but it's also possible that you may be developing neuropathy due to another cause, such as HIV. The most common HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy presents as a numbness, tingling, burning, or painful sensation on the bottom of the feet,... Read more »

Co-Infection with HCV and peripheral neuropathy problems - What to treat first

I have recently confirmed after after 2 neg test that I am pos for HIV/HCV in month 4. During this... Read more »

longtime side effects of Epzicom - correction of previous email

Best doctors,Unfortunately there was one essential mistake in my previous email of today. So Im... Read more »
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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 »
The Body PRO

Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

...CROI 2009. My name is Scott Evans. I'm with the Harvard School of Public Health. This work is about looking at HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy in the HAART [highly active antiretroviral therapy] era. 1 We used data from the ALERT... 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 »
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 »
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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 »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...receiving treatment -- had some evidence of brain disease, based on brain imagining. A third variable that was looked at is peripheral neuropathy symptoms. Peripheral neuropathy symptoms include burning, tingling, pain and other kinds of... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 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 »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...treated for it? Does it disappear completely with the introduction of HAART? I have also been experiencing what I found out was Peripheral Neuropathy. Has anyone else had symptoms of this, which they have been successfully treated for? I am... Read more »