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Special Footwear For Neuropathy

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Any shoes, socks, special gear to ease neuropathy?

I've been HIV+ for 10 years, and started experiencing neuropathy during the second year after taking DDI and D4T. After a couple of years, I tried neurontin and elavil to relieve the constant pain from the neuropathy. Since neither worked, I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you haven't tried yet I would go see a pain specialist to help design an individualized approach to your major problem. The success rates for a motivated patient are good when managed Read more »

Neuropathy from Statins or Hiv or Hiv meds???

How do I know what is causing my neuropathy? I have been with Hiv/Aids for 20 years, on meds the... Read more »

Hip and finger tips (PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY)

Dear Doctor:I have been positive for only 3 years and I have never been on any HIV meds yet, but I... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...appear to cause PN. How Is PN Diagnosed? No laboratory testing is needed to diagnose PN. The signs and symptoms are enough. Special tests may be needed to find the cause of PN. These tests measure tiny electrical currents in nerves and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...may include foot drop, facial droop, or paralysis of the diaphragm (the sheet of muscle in the chest used for breathing). Mononeuropathies are uncommon in people with HIV and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...acupuncture or herbalism. Fact Sheet 704 has more information on Chinese herbalism. Many practitioners of Chinese medicine specialize in either acupuncture or herbalism. Very few use both methods. Why Do People With HIV Use Acupuncture?... Read more »
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chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

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

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

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 »