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Severe Neuropathy Pain

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neuropathy

I have been taking Atripla since Dec 2008. I have developed severe pains in my breasts. My dr. told me I could develop peripheral neuropathy and that could be causing the pain. Mammogram has shown no abnormalities. Could the pain be a side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Neuropathy from either HIV or HIV meds would rarely cause pain localized to breast so would seek other explanation. KH Read more »

Neuropathy and Muscular/Joint Pain

I was diagnosed in August, 07 and started Truvada/Kaletra when I was in the hospital due to very... Read more »

neuropathy pain

am on triomune and it has been a year now . i have severe pain on my legs and feet .Got a cd4 count... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...nerve signals. Other treatments include Neurontin, an anticonvulsant drug; and a gel containing the anesthetic lidocaine. Severe symptoms: Narcotic pain relievers such as codeine or methadone can be used. The anti-seizure medication pregabalin... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...such as antidepressants (Elavil), oranticonvulsants (Tegretol, Dilantin, Neurontin, Lamictal). If the painincreases and becomes severe, stronger narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...body. Other manifestations of DSPN include allodynia (a pain response to a normally non-painful stimulus like gentle touch), severe burning pain, or a "pins and needles" sensation. The pain associated with DSPN can be mild to severe and even... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Neuropathy Treatment Hits a Roadblock

...Neuropathy is characterized by burning, aching, numbness and tingling, most commonly in the legs and feet. It is a result of damage to nerve Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
...I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...referred me to two neurologists in Beverly Hills, neither of whom ever returned my repeated calls. At one point the pain was so severe I begged Sampson to give me a DME order for a wheelchair; but, he said he could do nothing without a diagnosis... Read more »

Neuropathy. Please help!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I tested negative at 3 months. But soon after that I started feeling severe pain on my legs and feet. No I dont feel anything, but is like one day in dont feel nothing the next 2 or 3 days i feel terrible Read more »