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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 by a good pain specialist who may employ alternative... Read more »

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tips for PHAs With Peripheral Neuropathy

"Over the past six months I've noticed a burning feeling in my feet. It's not too bad, but it is constant. I'm worried about it. Should I mention it to my doctor? Do you have any tips on how to handle it?" -- J.M., Yellowknife, NWT Christopher... Read more »
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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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the... Read more »
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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 Selected... Read more »
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Special Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if you buy special condoms from a special like condom shop if it is better or is it more for pleasure and for less protection ? Read more »

looking for that special person

Posted by shikubest, 3 Replies
am looking for that special person to walk with me in this lonely journey...Am 53 yrs but in good health.. Read more »

Finding a special someone

Posted by Wishing, 3 Replies
Just wanting to talk to new people that I can get to know on a personal basis. Been positive for going on 21 years and want to find special people out there to share life experience with. Write markgrams@hotmail.com. Read more »