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Sharp Heel Pain In Foot And Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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Foot pain

Hi,Is foot pain(heels), and having my feet cold all the time symptoms of hiv.Thank You!!!...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Some people with HIV can develop something called peripheral neuropathy in which can lead to a burning and/or numbness of the feet. Diabetes, tight shoes, crossing your legs a lot and a host of other things can also cause symptoms similar to what... Read more »

HART related neuropathy started in L foot, now in thighs?

Dear Dr Henery:Please bear with me. Have multi-part question about HART and HIV side effects.Diagnosed HIV+ in 2000. Started HART (Combivar & Retrovir)six months later with CD4 count 410, viral load 19,000. 3 yrs later, HIV doc recommended drug...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The localized nerve problems you have experience would be very unlikely due to HIV or your last HIV regimen. Stopping HIV drugs can cause a range of symptoms and is generally not recommended. I would discuss your concerns/problems with your HIV... Read more »

Achilles Heel, joint Pain

Positive for 17+ years, I have always managed to hold my own. Viral load ranges around 4K and Ts stay around 350. Hep B positive for 25+ years with hepatoma caught early a year and a half ago and successfully treated with Radiofrequency ablation....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Achilles pain can be very challenging even in the general population. Sometimes there is a component of plantar fasciitis which is very aggravating. Have you seen a podiatrist for their opinion. Pain clinics can also sometime suggest alternative... Read more »

Unexplained hip and foot pain

I have unexplained hip that has been on going for about 10 months and neuropathy type pain in the feet and legs.I have been on HAART for the past 4 years and have had a nondetectable v/l for 3 and a half years.EMG's for the neuropathy are...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would urege you to see a good rheumatologist to better pinpoint the exact location and nature of your pain. It the MRI of the hip is normal that would make aseptic necrosis of the hip unlikely. You might want to consider aDEXA scan to assess for... 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 side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »

Sharp Pains

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Since testing positive i have started having sharp pains in my hands and elbow areas, has anyone one else ever had this?
If so what did they do? Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by golfguy, 3 Replies
Hi,

I posted before and have really been trying to calm my anxiety....but it's really getting bad.

I'm about 6 weeks post exposure and had a negative ELISA at 5 weeks post exposure.

However, over the last 24 hours I've developed a significant... Read more »