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I am not imagining this but tingling hands/feets!!

Posted by ExWorryWart, 5 Replies
http://poz.com/articles/401_2446.shtml

How common is it to get it during 5-6 weeks of exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP
I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling (unless during panic... Read more »

Anyone experiencing tingling on hands and feets?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
Sounds like it is pointless to worry about this particular symptom as per the professionals in this thebody.com website. So I am much relieved now
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Other/Q146454.html

Just read about the gentleman from... Read more »

burning tingling in hands and feet

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
Me again.... now I have burning and tingling in my hands and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 months after exposure? I had a negative blood test at 3 months .... Read more »

Tingling in feets

Posted by Seiha, 1 Reply
Could anybody plz tell me that how long could a patient develop the tingling in feets and hands? Read more »

body fluid touched the skin without intercourse

Posted by mona811
can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »
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Tingling in feet and fingers

When recently giving blood at UCLA, I was told that there had been one confirmed and one unconfirmed case of HIV being passed through saliva. Have you heard anything about this?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.I have never seen or heard of any documented cases of HIV transmissionthrough saliva. The person at UCLA may have confused this with a case of HIVtransmission by a person getting bitten. There was one case of... Read more »

Tingling in hands and feet/legs

Before I ask my question, I would like to take the time to praise the services you provide to the public. You are both very informative. My question is this, I have been feeling a tingling in my hands and feet/legs. I have not been tested for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Very low % (< 5%).... Read more »

tingling in feet, weakness feet

I suffered from Vitamin B12 Defficiency 4 months ago. now the vit level is ok but now there is a tingling in my feet and my feet are very weak. I cannot run or walk smoothly. Some balancing problem is also there while walking or standing. can i have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for discussion of the side effects of HIV therapy.... Read more »

Skin burning and tingling

i was diagnosed HIV+ in OCT 2006.CD4 was 375, virus load was 675,000The doctor put me on nevitro, lamuvidine, stavudine, one month ago. Nevitrio, 1 tablet in the first 2 weeks, then 2 tablets after that.three days ago i started having a burning...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Often simple analgesics like ibuprofen or acetominophen can help some for discomfort like you describe. If further side effects develop (such as fever, rash, nausea, eye/mouth problems) I would make sure your doctor examines you. KH... Read more »
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