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What Are The Symtoms Of Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy first symptom??

What are the chances of Peripheral Neuropathy being the first symptoms of HIV? I was tested this past week and waiting for my results. I have mild sensations on the bottom of my feet, mainly in the heel and palms of my hands. I have no other...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...the feet or hands, is VERY common and can be caused by many many diseases. It would be most unusual for this to be the first symptoms of HIV. I would highly suggest you get HIV-tested. Knowledge is power. You need to know the result. If... Read more »

neuropathy symptoms

Do symptoms of peripheral neuropathy occur at the same times on both legs? I'm experience some pain... Read more »

Starting symptoms of neuropathy?

I've been positive for 2.5 years, and had immediately started HAART within 2-3 months of my... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...the feet and toes. It can also be tickling sensations, unexplained pain, or sensations that seem more intense than normal. PN symptoms can come and go. Serious PN can cause difficulty walking or standing. What Causes PN? PN can be caused by... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...It is these slight or occasional sensations that are often overlooked byboth the patient and the doctor. Do not ignore these symptoms or they may getworse. In some cases the pain in the feet becomes so bad that it is difficultto walk or even... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...is characterized by pain and paresthesias (abnormal sensations such as numbness, tingling, pricking, burning, or creeping). Symptoms typically start in the toes and progress over a period of weeks to months, slowly moving upward to involve the... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy Still Common Among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART; Risk May Increase With Age

...the ACTG [AIDS Clinical Trials Group]. We primarily focused on naive patients: We looked at what sort of neuropathic signs and symptoms they have after they initiate therapy. Scott Evans, Ph.D. Scott Evans et al. CROI... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...My question is, Has anyone had symptoms of neuropahty, then have tested negative and suddenly all symptoms are gone? I've been told that Neuropathy is something usually Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I 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 »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...to this forum. I'm very recently diagnosed. Exposed just over 3 months ago. 3 weeks after infection (amongst all the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like sunburn). At times both my arms... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...worried this may be PN and am still a few weeks away from my conclusive result. Hoping to ease my mind a bit. I have read that neuropathy generally starts in the toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really... Read more »