What Causes Neuropathy In The Feet
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNeuropathy in the feet/toes in the setting of stavudine treatment is usually reversible if the stavudine is stopped before it gets too severe (there are other causes of neuropathy so a good history and physical examination is recommended). Do you... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNot that I am aware of. There is some data that L-acetyl carnitine (1500 mg BID) might help. Some also use calcium, magnesium, B1, B2 as adjuncts. The issue is whether HIV caused the neuropathy (in which case HIV therapy is recommended) or the... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHave you been evaluated by a neurologist to pinpoint the cause (most likely your HIV meds). Switching off the Videx and possibly the Epivir may be necessary. What you can switch depends on your past treatment history. Amitryptiline someetimes... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSeeing a neurologist to pin down the nature and likely source of your neurologic complaints would be a good idea with your symptoms. If a diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy is confirmed then a switch off the Zerit to an alternative with less... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyI have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, which makes me feel shaky all day. ... 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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Posted by ScotCharles, 7 RepliesI have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi guys, one more question.
When I go to sleep at night, well specially at night. I start feeling extreme heat in my feet, then it goes up to my legs and sometimes all the way up to my back and head.
After a while before or during my sleep I may wake... Read more »
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