Recovery From Peripheral Neuropathy
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineRecovery from HIV or HIV-drug related peripheral neuropathy often but now always will occur when switched to an effective regimen with lower risk for peripheral neuropathy. In my experience some patients have persistent peripheral neuropathy despite... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe meds in Atripla have a low rate of peripheral neuropathy associated with them so my confidence that the neuropathy will reverse if switched around is not high but it can happen. Rarely one of the components (such as FTC) can exacerbate... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineTreatment of peripheral neuropathy due to medications can be very frustrating--there often is no simple answer. Stopping offending medications (such as the stavudine in Triomune) is often critical. Recovery is variable and often very slow but... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThigh pain would be somewhat unusual for standard HIV drug related peripheral neuropathy (usually worse in toes/feet and lower legs before thighs involved). If due to drugs then switching off offending drug (such as stavudine) may result in very... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replydear jackie blue,
my doctor says that i have Peripheral Neuropathy,but my elizer test is still neg at 8-9months.
should i need to keep testing until one year....
as im very stressed out.i recently took dna pcr to try to end all of this... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThis is a question for anyone who is 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesGreetings! Just thought I would post the following info, it is based strictly on my personal experience and is not a recommendation.
I am a long-term survivor(21 years) and in general good health. Last year I successfully complete a course of Chemo... Read more »
Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Replyhave been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »
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