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Tingling In Feet Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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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 Hands, Forearms and Feet

I had unprotected vaginal sex approx. 3 wks ago. This was only my second sexual encounter. My previous sexual partner was my girlfriend of 5 years. It was only a week ago that I started feeling unwell. I don't seem to have any flu symptoms...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are many different reasons you can be having the symptoms that you describe. HIV symptoms most generally do not show up as soon as you are describing, but other sexually transmitted infections can. I would strongly recommend to you that you... Read more »

Frequent Urination / Tingling Cold Feet

Hey there. I'm a 22 year old male and I weigh 130 pounds. I started meds 2 1/2 weeks ago, and am on Kaletra (twice a day), Saquinavir (twice a day) and Truvada (once a day). I've been experiencing some tingling/coldness in my feet which...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms could be related to mild peripheral neuropathy, vasospasm of blood vessels, stress, and other conditions. Those problems are seen fairly frequently in persons with HIV +/- treatment. Increased urination at night can be due to... Read more »

Acute Infection Neuropathy?

Dr Henry,25 days after a possible HIV exposure, I had an HIV antibody test and a RNA PCR ultrasensitive test done, both were negative. Since then I have noticed some tingling in my feet and calves and my rt forearm. Could this a form of acute...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Extremely unlikely. KH... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »

Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.
http://bbs.thebody.com/eshare/server?action=150&board=45&article=433

Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... 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 »