Tingling Legs Feet Neuropathy

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Neuropathy, suddenly

Hello, I have been poz for about 15 years. Am currently on Kaletra, Ziagen, and Viread. In the past, I have had slight inklings of neuropathy, mostly in my feet. It has been very moderate, so I haven't done anything about it. However, last...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV regimen there is a low risk for peripheral neuropathy which usually begins slowly and involves the toes/feet before the legs). Restless leg syndrome, nerve compression, and other conditions can cause symptoms like you describe so evaluation... Read more »

Neuropathy in my feet?

I have been positive for 19 years and have had neuropathy in both legs since Feb 91.At one time... Read more »

peripheral neuropathy?

sometime back i started having pain in my legs and feet, starting below my knees. mostly my left... Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

...down to the base of your thumb. Repeat this movement twice with the index, middle, ring, and little fingers in succession. Legs and Feet. Straighten one knee and point your foot. Flex your ankle five times. Next, circle your ankle clockwise,... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Neuropathy Treatment Hits a Roadblock

...Neuropathy is characterized by burning, aching, numbness and tingling, most commonly in the legs and feet. It is a result of damage to nerve fibers and is caused by either HIV itself or the toxic effects of certain antiretroviral Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, or heavy alcohol use should avoid Zerit. Lipoatrophy, fat loss in the face and limbs (arms and legs) and, to a lesser degree, lipohypertrophy (such as "buffalo hump" and increase in abdominal girth) has been... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...controlling sensation. Symptoms may include altered sensation, numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness, especially in the feet and legs. See Fact Sheet 555 for more information. Central nervous system (CNS) problems include depression and... Read more »
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Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like sunburn). At times both my arms and legs have been totally numb and at other times it felt like I'd been mucking around with a TENS machine that is turned up... Read more »


Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...be psychological. The new HIV specialist, Dr. Paul Nieberg, found pronounced weakness in my left and right feet and leftlower leg. Nieberg was kind enough to call the neuroligist with his exam notes such that the neurologist, a gruff... Read more »

anybody experiencing neuropathy (tingling burning)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...stand straight and walk normally. in the mornings and when i take showers, i can see the blood filling at the bottoms of my legs. this is SOO damn weird cuz i have never experienced anythign like this. and to add to my hysteria, i have had a... Read more »


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... Read more »