Vascular Neuropathy Diabetics
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Stanford University, School of MedicinePeripheral neuropathy in the absence of HIV meds that cause neuropathy or other underlying diseases like diabetes or vascular disease, is usually a late manifestation of infection. In my opinion, it would be very unusual during the first year. It... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIn my experience yes--some of the blood vessels in the legs/feet seem to also be involved in the neuropathic process (there are small nerves that supply the blood vessels) which can lead to more bruising/blistering/discoloration and poor healing in... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSome of my own patients who have developed peripheral neuropathy in recent years have the combination of diabetes with HIV infection like yourself. In some cases the neuropathy has been very difficult to adequately manage inspite of good HIV and... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeNeuropathy can occur from many causes including HIV, HIV-related medications, diabetes, hypothyroidism, nutrtional deficiencies, alcohol abuse, renal and liver disease. Your symptoms are not suggestive of peripheral neuropathy (which generally... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAnyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps?
Thanks a million.
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 7 RepliesI have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesJUST HAD A QUESTION. IS THIS SOMETHING U GET IN EARLY HIV INFECTION? I'VE FELT THIS PINS AND NEEDLES SENSATION ON BOTH ARMS AND BURNING FEET AND NOW IM SCARED I HAVE HIV. MY EXPOSURE WAS A FEW MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) IM STRESSING OUT SO MUCH AND I... Read more »
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