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Ways To Treat Peripheral Neuropathy

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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 References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will
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reversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)

hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my toes and feet. i am 46, male, fit and healthy, v/l undetctable, cd4 approx 500. i am told it was caused by stavudine which i stopped taking about a year ago, greatly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...promising treatment options becomes available. In the meantime, I'll try to stay "rock hard."Dr. BobUnderstanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy (http://www.sfaf.org/files/site1/asset/beta_2010_winspr_neuropathy.pdf) Read more »

Co-Infection with HCV and peripheral neuropathy problems - What to treat first

I have recently confirmed after after 2 neg test that I am pos for HIV/HCV in month 4. During this period I developed Trush that will not go away (Ny and chroz) and recently developed NP of my feet. My CD4 is very low at 320 for a newbie with very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...said, there is no data to say if this would be a good idea with your relatively new HIV infection as well. One point in favor of treatment with interferon is that it will also cause your HIV viremia to decline. One point against it is that it can... Read more »

Neuropathy problem

I started taking efavirenz,tenofovir,lamivudine in November 2008, ever since i have pains in my feet, but the left one is worse. It seems as if the pain is getting worse day by day. I talked to my doctor and he thinks is the side effects of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I'll reprint below some information from the archives about HIV-related neuropathy.Dr. Bobreversing neuropathy (TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, 2010)Sep 17, 2010hi, just want to know if there is anything i can do to reverse neuropathy in my... Read more »

Peripheral neuropathy.

Medical inquiry.My name is DNM, male and aged 58 next September. I reside in Harare Zimbabwe and was diagnosed HIV positive in May 2006 and started anti retroviral treatment (ART) in August 2006. At that time my CD count was 160. Since then I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The problems you describe are consistent with drug-related peripheral neuropathy (PN) which can be very frustrating to deal with. PN was a common problem in the US among HIV+ patients on treatment but is has Read more »
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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 »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...medication (ARVs, see Fact Sheet 403 ). It can be difficult to take drugs for both TB and HIV at the same time. INH can cause peripheral neuropathy (see Fact Sheet 555 ), as can several ARVs, so there can be problems if these drugs are taken... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, October 28, 2010

...tips you can share with your doctor to maximize the chances that your claim is accepted.   Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy is the most common neurological disorder in people with HIV. It can be a... Read more »
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rheumatoid arthritis,

Posted by Crystal
...parvo virus but is leaning toward rheumatoid arthritis and so far Xrays indicate this is defiantly possible. I do have advanced peripheral neuropathy (all the way into my hips and shoulders) and a great deal of joint pain mostly in my hips, hands... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive: Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion? If so . . . for what period of... Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
Hi all. I had a few questions. When someone experiences early symptoms of HIV, do they all come at once? Or can they come seperately. I have had diarrhea for more than a month now, then I started having testicular pain, my neck hurts when I move it... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...treated for it? Does it disappear completely with the introduction of HAART? I have also been experiencing what I found out was Peripheral Neuropathy. Has anyone else had symptoms of this, which they have been successfully treated for? I am... Read more »