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Swollen Ankles Neuropathy

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painful swollen ankles

I have been HIV+ for 19 years. Been on and off medications.Self employeed and can no longer afford insurance and make too much to qualify for govt. assistance. Thus I am not on medications and have not been for many years.The past 3 months my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You need to have an evaluation of kidney, liver, heart, and nutrition status as well as a general examination looking for any cause of venous or lymph obstruction from your lower extremities. HIV generally does not directly cause swelling of the... Read more »

ankle pain neuropathy

I have been dealing with neuropathy in my feet and hands now for 3 years. I have been on neurotin,... Read more »

Ankles and peripheral neuropathy

I am taking Tenofovir, Stocrin, 3tc and Abacavir. I have moderately severe peripheral neuropathy... Read more »
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Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage this condition through exercise or supplementation? Peripheral... Read more »
HIV i-Base

High Prevalence of Peripheral Neuropathy in Children Taking d4T in Rural South Africa

Peripheral neuropathy is a well-known side effect of older nucleosides, particularly d4T, which is still used widely in poor settings. Although it clearly occurs, this phenomenon is less well characterised in children and it is difficult to... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. My... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Ask the Doctor: How Can You Prevent HIV-Related Peripheral Neuropathy?

Every month, HIV specialist Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H.--an associate medical director at St. Luke's Medical Group in Harlem, N.Y.--will answer your most pressing HIV/AIDS questions. Doctors use the term "peripheral neuropathy " to describe... Read more »
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ankle wound making worried

Posted by sameeer9, 1 Reply
Please help me to get my worries of,the incident which is making me worried happened one month ago.I went with my freind to a girl.My freind went inside with that girl first and did all sort of sex & came out in 20 minutes with the girl and... Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and/or Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »

Lipodystrophy or Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »