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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine (centralnervous...
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Per. neuropathy

Hi ThereI have suffered with neuropathy for 15 years or so and have tried meny treatments.Nothing worked untill my wonderful doctor gave me a sample of:LIDODERM(LIDOCAIN PATCH) 5 .It is manufactured by:Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.This treatment has...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That topical treatment has been helfpul to a number of persons suffering from neuropathy. In my experience relief has been better with that versus another topical cream (capracin) that is also used Read more »

Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and painful....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...regular provider isn't an HIV specialist, be sure they regularly get expert advice on HIV issues.Training and ExperienceMany people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now... Read more »

Combivir & Viracept for 12 years, now neuropathy?

I stumbled upon your web site about a month ago and I must say I have found it very informative. That being so, I have a few questions of my own. I was diagnosed 12 years ago and have been taking Combivir and Viracept since the very first day. A...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...genetics) so has been more difficult to link certain HIV regimens with increased abdominal fat. That being said there are some individuals who seem more sensitive to fat problems with certain drugs. Depending on your treatment/resistance history... Read more »

DR's and PRN..-Pain

Looking into some of the answers fer persons with HIV/AIDS and Periphial Neuropathy and telling them to stay away from narcotics ( opium ). You all Have NO IDEA the pain some of us go through. HIV is now considered a CHRONIC ILLNESS is it not ?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...frustration is noted-thanks for sharing that with the readers here. There is no doubt that in many/most cases chronic pain in HIV+ persons is not managed well and that our understanding and approach to peripheral neuropathy is inadequate. KH Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS, Neuropathy, Painkillers (My Personal Hell)

...pills??? That's highly addictive?? I get so angry with the hell I have been through. Thank god I have not ended like many of the people I know and always had the strength and WILL to not take as many as I know some people that started just like... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Neuropathy Treatment Hits a Roadblock

...either HIV itself or the toxic effects of certain antiretroviral drugs (usually d4T, ddI or ddC). Neuropathy affects 30% of people living with AIDS, and can be painful and debilitating. Currently, no treatment exists to stop the degenerative... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves except for the brain and spinal cord. About 30% of people with HIV develop PN. Some PN is a breakdown of the nerve endings (axons) that send sensations to the brain.... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy - L-Carnetine

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...circulation improved and energy levels increased. So, in my mind, this is a winner and should be considered as a treatment for those suffering from Periperal NeuropathyMyopathy issues. Trust this is of some assistance. Thanks to TheBody.com for... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by golfguy, 3 Replies
...left hand, left leg and foot. In addition, it feels like my heels are on fire. I'm freaking out...I've read that peripheral neuropathy can present during ARS.... Does anyone know if I'm on target here? I really haven't experienced any other... Read more »