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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and
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Co-Infection with HCV and peripheral neuropathy problems - What to treat first

I have recently confirmed after after 2 neg test that I am pos for HIV/HCV in month 4. During this period I developed Trush that will not go away (Ny and chroz) and recently developed NP of my feet. My CD4 is very low at 320 for a newbie with very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...said, there is no data to say if this would be a good idea with your relatively new HIV infection as well. One point in favor of treatment with interferon is that it will also cause your HIV viremia to decline. One point against it is that it can... Read more »

peripheral neuropathy?

sometime back i started having pain in my legs and feet, starting below my knees. mostly my left side. it is not excruciating, but it keeps me awake at night and is noticeable any time i am still. i also at times experience similar symptoms in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Peripheral neuropathy can often be a challenging and in fact confusing entity that is frustrating to pin down a diagnosis and treat effective in many cases. A range of non-HIV related conditions can cause or contribute to peripheral neuropathy... Read more »

neuropathy

I am having a lot of trouble with peripheral neuropathy and my doctor is treating me with elavil. However, I don't seem to notice much relief. Is there another or perhaps better treatment for my problem?
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...drinking alcohol habitually? Neuropathy can also be related to HIV itself. Amitriptyline, or Elavil, is a commonly employed treatment for neuropathy. Other drugs which can help include Neurontin and lamotrigine. Nerve growth factor is also... Read more »

Working out agin

Last September i was diagnosed with Lymphoma Non-Hodgekins. I just had my 6 month check up and am still clean of cancer. I use to work out but stopped during treatment. I am now looking to get back into a work out routine. Is ther any advice you...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Try to start slow with full body work outs once or twice a week with very low weights. Also, talk to your doctor about treating your neuropathy with Nortriptyline (Pamelor) since it will be very difficult for you to grab weights with pain in... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Zerit is stopped, but can be painful and permanently debilitating if not treated in time. Caregivers of young children should be instructed regarding noticing and reporting peripheral... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Videx is stopped, but can be painful and permanently debilitating if not treated in time. It occurs more frequently when used with Zerit. Upset stomach, diarrhea, headache, and, more rarely,... 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 Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the Read more »
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Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...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. Does anyone know if this side-effect goes away with... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
...quick search, I may now have a name for the problem = neuropathy. And, the site that I quickly visited says that it could be treatable. I'll do more research when I have finished here. Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Anyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps? Thanks a million. Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »