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Quality Of Life With Neuropathy Pain

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d list drugs and peripheral neuropathy

I was on the D-list drugs for 11 years and developed peripheral neuropathy in hands and feet. I am allergic to Protease inhibitor drugs and am now on Viramune and Truvada for about 14 monthes. The peripheral neuropathy has not improved and have had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...specialist often helpful. Use of drugs like gabapentin sometimes helpful but aggressive pain relief is key to maintaining good quality of life. If your HIV is controlled with current regimen then I don't have much confidence that neuropathy... 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... Read more »

neuropathy

How are people with HIV related neuropathy supposed to exercise and stay healthy if they can barley... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...options for peripheral neuropathy and many new candidates under investigation. Appropriate treatment can improve functioning and quality of life for individuals with this common condition. A Snapshot of the Nervous System The nervous system... Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...University of Louisville showed that lower-body weight training (30 minutes three times a week) improved muscle strength and quality of life in patients doing such routine tasks as walking to the car. You should avoid high impact exercises... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...DEMON for today ... I take it one day at a time :D ... .and again I am not saying if you are at a point you can't walk or your quality of life is bad and you need this to walk, function, etc., etc. ... but not my case! I needed it to function... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...diabetes face PN, and it affects about 1 in 3 people with HIV at some time in their lives. PN can profoundly affect a person's quality of life as well as her or his family or caretakers. Peripheral means beyond the main part while neuro ... Read more »
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Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...studies be done (pins and electrical currents!!!). In the meantime is there anything else I can do to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life. I still think it's neurological. I really need some suggestions. Codiene does not even touch... Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

Neuropathy Question.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...studies be done (pins and electrical currents!!!). In the meantime is there anything else I can do to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life. I still think it's neurological. I really need some suggestions. Codiene does not even touch the... Read more »

Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain Read more »