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What Causes Neuropathy In Your Arms

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Atripla and Neuropathy

I am a newly infected and have been on Atripla since November with significant improved numbers. CD4 at 364 and VL at 252 after 6 weeks of treatment. However I have begun to feel some tingling in my left arm wrist area. Can Atripla cause...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...bilaterally. The drugs in Atripla do not often cause neuropatahy. Drug related neuropathy would very rarely involve the left arm as you desribe so most likely due to other factor/disease. KH Read more »

another neuropathy question

dear doctor, have never taken any medications ( in fifth year now ), all lab results show perfectly... Read more »

Neuropathy with Truvada and Kaletra with 13 years of being positive?

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...nerve supply) in the distal (farther from the hips and shoulders) muscles of the limbs, such as those in the calves and forearms. EMG can also help distinguish DSPN from related neurological problems such as those associated with aging. Another... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

...system, PN is found in other parts of your body. Normally, PN affects the toes, feet and legs first. The fingers, hands and arms can become affected as well. When diagnosed and treated early, PN can often be controlled. For some, though,... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...of peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, or heavy alcohol use should avoid Zerit. Lipoatrophy, fat loss in the face and limbs (arms and legs) and, to a lesser degree, lipohypertrophy (such as "buffalo hump" and increase in abdominal girth) has... Read more »
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neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...had any other sympton, the reason I 'm freaking out is because i started getting this pins and needles feeling in my legs and arms and it doesnt go away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and they dont go away. I guess my question is,... Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...JUST HAD A QUESTION. IS THIS SOMETHING U GET IN EARLY HIV INFECTION? I'VE FELT THIS PINS AND NEEDLES SENSATION ON BOTH ARMS AND BURNING FEET AND NOW IM SCARED I HAVE HIV. MY EXPOSURE WAS A FEW MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) IM STRESSING OUT SO MUCH AND I... Read more »

Neuropathy??? maybe. Your thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the other symptoms) I got tingling in my hands, then an all over hypersensitivity sensation (like sunburn). At times both my arms and legs have been totally numb and at other times it felt like I'd been mucking around with a TENS machine that is... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wondering as I am experiencing strange twinges of pain that last mostly seconds, minutes at most, that occur frequently in the arms/hands and legs/feet but also occasionally in the chest and face - and these started at the beginning of week 7 and... Read more »