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Severe Neuropathy Symptoms

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Severe Peripheral Neuropathy of the feet

Dear Dr.Feinberg, Please would you give me your expertise.I have undetectable HIV and my CD4 counts are 1000 plus but I still suffer from severe Neuropathy in both feet(symptoms below). I am currently on Sustiva,3TC and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...In HIV+s, peripheral neuropathy can be both drug-induced or associated with HIV itself. From what you told me, you weren't taking any neurotoxic drugs before Read more »

Severe Neuropathy

Dr. Boyle,I was diagnosed in 1986 and took no medication for HIV until I began having tingling in... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...again if you also have any of those conditions listed above. What Are the Symptoms? Symptoms can range from mild to severe and perhaps disabling. Sometimes PN is present even without symptoms. When people first get PN, they normally feel... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions. My other... Read more »

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 »

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 »

to confused re:neuropathy

Posted by uhohblita, 2 Replies
...stress, drinking (former binger), who knows. but i remember doing a search on the internet for "HIV and leg pain" or "HIV and neuropathy" and guess what. you got it- its a symptom! (i think somebody else mentioned you could search for anything... Read more »