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Progression Of Peripheral Neuropathy Legs

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Newbie with peripheral neuropathy after only 4 months being poz

I read many of the posts and am confused regarding the onset of PN with and without meds. Everything points to advace HIV for my symptoms to appear. I just started to notice nummess on my feet and ankle and arms over the past 4 days. Mostly on my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV-related peripheral neuropathy usually progresses slowly and is usually symmetric involving the toes/feet first before climbing to ankels and then up the legs. Read more »

Newbie with Trush and NP - Is this possible

I have confused. I tested neg for 4 months and on month 6 confirmed my status as a newbie. I have... Read more »

PN

Hi dr. Bob.I had some antibody tests done at 6 weeks, three months, four months and six and a half... Read more »
Articles
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Peripheral Neuropathy

...anti-HIV drugs, notably ddI (Videx), ddC (Hivid), and d4T (Zerit). In people with HIV/AIDS, PN most often affects the feet, the lower legs, and later the hands, causing numbness, tingling, and/or pain. Fortunately, there are medical treatments... 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 »
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Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...without experiencing any of this. The symptoms have also improved within the last 2 days. If PN is reaching my arms and upper legs, this would indicate advanced nerve damage yes? And if this is true wouldn't I the symptoms only get worse from... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...50%, encephalopathy (brain involvement with headache and other CNS findings often mimicing aseptic menigitis) in around 8%, peripheral neuropathy 8%." Peripheral neuropathy is a tingling sensation, pins and needles, that is very, very often... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can any of you remembger when you got sick ? how severe were your symptoms for HIV and how mild were they ? how many didnt have any symptoms ? did anyone have sex and a condom broke and got HIV ? Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...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 time did the sensation last? How... Read more »