Toes And Balls Of Feet Numbness Neuropathy

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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 nerves
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numbness in feet

In the morning when i first get out of bed. my feet feel numb and i kinda walk like an old person. Could you tell me if this is related to neuropathy?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV related (or HIV treatment related) neuropathy can cause symptoms like you describe though there generally isn't a worsening of the symptoms in the AM after sleeping. Most Read more »

Question regarding neuropathy.

I recently started a new drug regimen involving isentress, intelence, and truvada. I have never had neuropathy, but am now felling numbness in the feet and hands. Could this drug regimen be the cause and what might I take to alleviate the pain. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Drug related neuropathy usually does not begin simultaneously in hands and feet (usually toes first, then feet, then fingers, then hands). Your current Read more »

pain and numbness in my feet

I have been on Crixivan, Epivir, and Zerit for about 10 months withgreat results - CD4 counts increaseing and viral loadundetectable. In the past few months, however, I have noticed increasingnumbness and sharp pain in my feet. It started justin the...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...What you are describing certainly sounds like neuropathy, and the mostlikely cause is the d4T (Zerit). Sometimes lowering the dose of the d4Tto 20 mg twice a day can take care of the Read more »

neuropathy in feet&legs

I am on a salvage regime which includes VidexEC,the regime had gotten me undectable. However-Prior to starting theis regime-I had numbness in my feet and calfs-also stiffness. My feet are now becoming so numb-they feel like dead weight-I am assuming...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...status with your HIV specialist to see what options are available. Continued use of Videx would likely contribute to progressive neuropathy . An evaluation for other potential factors that could be addressed might be worth doing (I often refer... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

... Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion 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 Read more »
Being Alive

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 Read more »
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