Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Swallowing Difficulty Due To Neuropathy

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

difficulty Swallowing?

Is difficulty swallowing associated with ARS (or AVS whoever you ask...) There is no sensation of soreness, no burning, and the patient smokes. I feel as though it is due to the smoking, but he seems to be uncertain (and as he is a nurse made me...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
The symptoms most commonly associated with acute retroviral syndrome are fever and lymphadenopathy. Other symptoms commonly seen with acute infection are as follows: fatigue, diarrhea, rash, pharyngitis, headache, having mouth ulcers, thrush,... Read more »

difficulty swallowing?

I recently developed a strange symptom. It started about a week ago, a few days after I had a cold... Read more »

problem swallowing - JB

Dear Doctor I am having difficulty swallowing,because of a strange pain on my front neck.My Doctor... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Sexual Difficulties

Loss of sexual interest (decreased libido), erectile difficulties in men, and difficulties reaching orgasm in both men and women are frequently ignored side effects of some medications. Though you may blush at the idea, it is important that you... Read more »
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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Bottom Lines -- Responding to Recent HIV News

Seen and Heard Peripheral neuropathy is a common side effect of nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). These drugs include AZT (Retrovir), d4T (Zerit), ddI (Videx), 3TC (Epivir), ddC (Hivid), and abacavir (Ziagen). The "d" drugs... Read more »
Connect With Others

swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like someone is pushing on my neck.
i also have sollen tonsil for 3 months now,... Read more »

ARS - Heartrate and difficulty breathing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there any suggestion that an increased heartrate and difficulty breathing in the evening/night are symptoms of ARS? Read more »

Anyone on Combivir having difficulty affording it

Posted by dj1979
I have "extra" Combivir - due to a pharmacy error - PM me if you want more details. Read more »

I hurt...

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
Well,
I'm facing slight difficulty swallowing the fact that I tested positive, and realize this will be normal. Today my heart pains and I feel much sorrow. I am far from family(told my cousins) they were supportive, which is a plus. I haven't... Read more »