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Progressive Neuropathy Prognosis

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Neuropathy Progression

Dear Dr.:What is the typical progression of neuropathy? Can the symptoms appear,then resolve, then reappear?Thank you...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Usually, when peripheral neuropathy appears in association with one of the HIV medications, the symtpoms may resolve if the drug is stopped quickly enough. If that doesn't happen, or if the neuropathy is due to HIV itself, then the symptoms... Read more »

What is the Neuropathy Progression?

I was diagnosed in October 2004 with Peripheral Poly Neuropathy. I do not have diabetes. It seems... Read more »

Does neuropathy predict HIV progression?

if someone already had nerve damage in their feet, would hiv infection tend to attack this earlier... Read more »
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neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply


Peripheral neuropathy is a tingling sensation, pins and needles, that is very, very often quite painful. According
to Dr. Judith Feinberg, it affects the longest nerves first, therefore it always starts in the toes, may progress
upwards to involve the... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had neuropathy in my feet for 4 years now in varying degrees of pain, sometimes light, sometimes crippling. I had some decent results using acetyl-L-carnetine, which seemed to have helped the pain some, but now it has come back in full force.... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

MYELOPATHY/NEUROPATHY

Posted by Kipling, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed with Aids April 2000. I was very sick at
the time during the 8 and a 1/2 weeks I was hospitalized.
The virus attacked my spine and I am now living with a spinal disease called myelopathy which enables me to walk. I also developed... Read more »