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Pins And Needles In Arms And Legs

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Pins and needles....

Doctor, could you tell me if pins and needles/numbness in the hands at night can be associated with ARS? And also whether loss of appetite can be a symptom. Thankyou....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Those symptoms are very nonspecific in and of themselves.MH... Read more »

Pins and needles every night

Hello Doc,I've been on Atripla for 6 months, also on TB medications; Rifampicin +... Read more »

Pins and Needles after taking Eplivera

Hi, I have a CD4 of around 360 and the doctor tried me on Eplivera. Within 3 hours of taking it, I... Read more »
Articles
Housing Works

On Pins and Needles

Hill, don't make the same mistake as Bill Last April, Housing Works president and CEO Charles King tried to pin down 2008 presidential frontrunner Senator Hillary Clinton about her position on lifting the ban on federal funding for needle... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Somatropin (Serostim, Genotropin)

soe-ma-TROE-pin Brand Name: Genotropin, Serostim Other Name(s): Growth hormone (human), Human growth hormone, Humatrope, Norditropin, Nutropin, Nutropin AQ, Somatropina, Zorbtive, r-hGH Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs ... Read more »
TheBody.com

Laughing Stock: How Improvisational Theater Helps People With HIV/AIDS

It's called the circus bow: You stand upright, throw your arms out and declare, "Ta-daaaa!" like a ringmaster. But in this case, the people doing it aren't in a circus: They're HIV-positive people participating in an improvisational comedy class... Read more »
Housing Works

Puerto Rico's Other Half

Rodriguez founded two syringe exchange programs As part of Housing Works Harm Reduction month, the Update is spotlighting harm reduction efforts and advocacy in Puerto Rico. "Harm reduction" is any program or policy that promotes the reduction... Read more »
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Pins and Needle Sensation; Lumps in back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After a high risk encounter I couldn't eat or sleep for several months. I have tested negative at 9 weeks but started experiencing pins and needles sensations in my legs and arms and lumps in my lower back (lipomas I believe). Is it possible that a... Read more »

pins and needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is pins and needles a symptom of hiv or is it anxiety. I have had it for almost a week now. I have read that hiv causes neuropathy problems. I get extreme anxiety attacks, especially after a night of drinking coud this be hiv?? Read more »

What are these tiny pin head bright red spots?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
They are on my upper arm and chest, pin head size and bright red, they look like dots of paint. There are 8 on my left arm and 4 on my chest. They have been there for a week or so. Are they in any way connected to a possible STD? Or even ARS?... Read more »

Why are my legs and arms jumping?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am pretty certain that I was exposed two months ago, and since then have been doing a lot of research on HIV / AIDS. I have discovered that Opportunistic Infections often accompany Acute HIV infection, which I believe that I experienced (all of my... Read more »