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Vertigo And Hiv With Tingling Feet Numbness In Toes

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...you to talk to people who understand what you are goingthrough and can share your frustrations and applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from...
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swelling and numbness in feet

Hi,i have taking the viraday from last 2month.I have notice sweeling and numbness in my feet.unable to walk.Is it side effect of medicine or some othe problem.Kindly sueggest medicine for the same.Thanks and Regards
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Viraday (Atripla in US) does not often cause swelling or numbness in feet unless there is underlying kidney or heart disease. You need to have a clinical evaluation to assess nutrition, renal, and heart Read more »

Toe tingle

Just started my meds, I have been on sustiva and epzicom for a week and a half. No real issues, though I have noticed some loss of feeling in both big toes. Is this something that happens? Is it important? Or is it possibly unrelated to hiv/meds. My...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unlikely that 1 week of Sustiva + Epzicom would result in significant peripheral neuropathy. Course of lymph node size is variable though often will decrease in size over time. KH Read more »

tingling in fingers and toes with red splotches

Hello, I have been HIV+ for ~11-12 years and I have taken everything from AZT to now taking Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir and everything in between. A couple weeks ago I started getting tingling in my fingertips. The next day, it also appeared in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The symptoms you describe would be unusual to be standard HIV drug related peripheral neuropathy due to distribution and the fact that the symptoms improved yet meds were continued. Vascular Read more »

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 Read more »
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Toes are numb on both

Posted by Rivy, 6 Replies
... However, it's gotten worst the past few months and I can't go or do anything without having this neropathy in both my feet toes. Is there anything out there that can cure it without surgery. I just received a RX from my doctor called... Read more »

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I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

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...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »