Weak Legs Neuropathy
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSwitching back to nevirapin may decrease the sleep/appetite problems-that switch seems unlikely to improve your leg pain. If the pain is chronic neuropathy from you HIV meds usually bilateral. A switch off the zidovidine sometimes might help if... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAsymmetric pain like that makes it unlikely to be due to the usual toxic (drug) or HIV-related neuropathy. Seeing a neurologist sounds like a very good idea. A history of some form of nerve entrapment, post-herpetic neuralgia, reflex sympathetic... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSevere weakness in the legs in the setting of untreated HIV infection can be due to HIV alone (peripheral neuropathy,demyelinating polyneuropathy, myelitis, sometimes myopathy) or associated causes (such as CMV or HTLV-I disease of spinal cord or... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou don't mention which HIV meds you are taking. Peripheral neuropathy is still seen in the HAART era and can be frustating to diagnose and treat. It sounds like you care has been very good so unlikely that I would be able to add much without... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyI am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI had very painful neuropathy in my legs and my feet burned like I was walking on hot coals. I stopped taking the D4T and I read about a natural amino acid called Acetyl-L Carnitine (1,000mg per day) and to my surprise it worked right away. I... Read more »
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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