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Travel Advice And Peripheral 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
Ask the Experts

peripheral neuropathy

Hello Doctors,when does peripheral neuropathy start normally in the course of hiv infection. Is it from the very beginning meaning acute infection on, or only later in the course of infection?!!Is it right that it can be caused by both, hiv itself...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by HIV infection sometimes in early infection but more often in late infection. Certain HIV drugs (in particular Read more »

I'll Bet You I'm the First

Dear Dr.I have been following your forum for the past few months. All I can say is that you are wonderful and extremely goofy. Your quick wittedness never ceases to amaze me. Here's my story. I'll get to the bet in a bit. In late September...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You want me to please tell you that what you have described doesn't sound like HIV-related peripheral neuropathy? OK! What you described does not sound like peripheral neuropathy.Next, you want me to please tell you that you will be coming Read more »

Hip and finger tips (PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY)

Dear Doctor:I have been positive for only 3 years and I have never been on any HIV meds yet, but I may go on soon. I am at 411 T cells, 15% and 30k VL. I am taking Valtrex to keep shingles away, two anti histamines, amoxicillin for sore throat,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,For issue #1, you want me to "please say it is not PN." OK, it's not PN. (You can read about HIV-related PN below.)For issue #2, that your hip discomfort "has gotten better with time" would argue against avascular necrosis. That gets worse with... Read more »

peripheral neuropathy

does peripheral neuropathy first present itself early or late in the course of infection? also is it constant or does it come and go? any advice will be appreciated. thank you
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy generally occurs in advanced HIV disease, and is chronic (doesn't come and go). The symptoms may be more or less intense at Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...number of pills you must take each day. TB drugs can cause some side effects. For example, isoniazid can cause nerve damage ( peripheral neuropathy ) or liver damage, and Myambutol can cause vision problems. It is important not to drink alcohol... Read more »
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traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies
...my law degree and after years of intense studies and coping with HIV I want to make true a dream I held on to a few years of traveling in South America. I was wondering whether someone has an experience of traveling with a bag full of medicine. I... Read more »

travel restrictions

Posted by Anonymous
...Is it OK to travel to Mexico with my HIV meds? Read more »

travel

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are there any travel restrictions in Mexico for people who are HIV positive? Read more »

travelling with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am wanting to plan a trip from Canada to someplace tropical probably the bahamas. Question is, how difficult is it to travel while pos? My b/f would love to go on a trip but I am scared. I haven't travelled anywhere since my diagnosis in 2003... Read more »