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Reasons For Neuropathy

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Ask the Experts

Is neuropathy a reason to start treatment

Thanks so much for this service, it is a lifeline to my sanity. At my first visit post diagnosis my labs were VL 52,500 and CD-4= 428 (24%). The Dr. said I probably should start meds at the next visit 3 months but i am nervous waiting. During the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...The tingling and numbness could be due to peripheral neuropathy caused by HIV. It could also be anxiety. Did these symptoms exist prior to learning of your HIV diagnosis? If not, I would Read more »

Lyrica for neuropathy

I have recently been denied to receive Lyrica by my Medicare Part D carrier because my diagnosis is... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Are there any other possible causes of neuropathy other than HIV and HIV medications? Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Neuropathy Treatment Hits a Roadblock

...not experience a treatment effect. There was a slight improvement in neurological function in one category. There was also no indication of regeneration of nerve fibers, but Dr. McArthur stated that 18 weeks of therapy might not be long enough to... Read more »
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 »
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neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...months ago, after a month I had a really bad backache that lasted 2 weeks and then went away. I never had any other sympton, the reason I 'm freaking out is because i started getting this pins and needles feeling in my legs and arms and it doesnt... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Just a few queries on HIV related neuropathy. As I understand it, in most (~99%) cases it is the meds that cause neuropathy in HIV infected individuals and not the disease Read more »

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 Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by billc, 1 Reply
...that comes and goes. It is mostly isolated to the left forehead, but travels down around my eye. It comes and goes. It this neuropathy?? Concerned.. If not then what the heck is neuropathy and what are the symptoms? Read more »