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Severe Peripheral Neuropathy

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Severe Peripheral Neuropathy.

Dear Professor Mark, I have been on anti virals for over 18 months now.( Combivir and Neviripine). My viral load at diagnosis,also 18 months ago,was 200000 and my Cd4 count was 500. I had...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I would agree that the regimen you are on would be unlikely to cause neuropathy. I don't think I would recommend a drug holiday in this situation. You don't say whether you have consulted with a neurologist, or tried specific drugs which have been... Read more »

Severe Peripheral Neuropathy of the feet

Dear Dr.Feinberg, Please would you give me your expertise.I have undetectable HIV... Read more »

Are any of my current meds worsening my neuropathy?

I have peripheral neuropathy, which is largely ignored. I usually walk in sandals, even in winter.... Read more »
Articles
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

... Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, Read more »
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Bristol Meyers Squibb enhancing life I think not!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Bristol Myers Squibb's drug Zerit is detrimental!! I developed severe peripheral neuropathy from this drug. If you are taking this drug STOP!! Consult with your doctor to see if there is another med you can take. This Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion? If so . . . for what period of time did the sensation last? How severe was it? Did you test positive before, during or after experiencing PN? And at how many weeks after exposure... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion? If so . . . for what period of time did the sensation last? How severe was it? Did you test positive before, during or after experiencing PN? And at how many weeks after exposure did... Read more »