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What Are All Types Of Neuropathy

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neuropathy and muscle loss

I want to know whether neuropathy can cause muscle loss
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In some types of neuropathy ( when nerve damage is significant) muscle loss (atrophy) can be seen. KH Read more »

neuropathy pain

Dr. Bob, I always enjoy reading your responses. You are a great spirit and wonderful person.I am... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...disease and antiretroviral treatment. (For more on CNS manifestations, see " HIV and the Brain ," BETA , Summer/Fall 2009.) The type of peripheral neuropathy most often seen in HIV positive people -- more specifically called distal symmetric... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

My Kind of Life: Peripheral Neuropathy

... I had PN (peripheral neuropathy) for about three years, and with hindsight I can say that it was one of the complications of HIV and its medications that held Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...tests measure tiny electrical currents in nerves and muscles. The amount or speed of these electric signals drops with different types of PN. However, many patients with PN are not diagnosed correctly. How Is It Treated? Talk to your health... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...impairs your body's ability to communicate with your skin, muscles and internal organs. What Causes It? There are over 100 types of PN and many different causes for it. They include injury, inherited diseases, chronic conditions,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really go above the knees. Is this the case with all types of neuroptahy? I fear maybe mine is muscular or motor and therefore doesnt follow the same rules as the more... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...usually PN begins in the feet and slowly spreads and this hasn't been the case but I wonder if maybe I am experiencing some kind of HIV related motor neuropathy - would this follow the same pattern. Also aware that PN rarely occurs in HIV... Read more »


Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...The new HIV specialist, Dr. Paul Nieberg, found pronounced weakness in my left and right feet and left lower leg. Nieberg was kind enough to call the neuroligist with his exam notes such that the neurologist, a gruff ex-marine named Dr. Philip... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »