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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is 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 The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Shoulder Pain - Could it be Neuropathy from viracept/combivir or diflucan?

Doc,I've been experiencing shoulder pain. About 1 year after starting my medications (viracept, combivir & diflucan), I noticed slight pains shooting through my arms. 2 years out and the pain got worse. 3 years out, and I am hardly able...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The "shoulder" encompasses many different body parts that can involve the joint, the joint capsule, tendons, muscle, blood vessels, nerves, lymph nodes, etc. A careful exam and history is the starting place to sort out the possible causes.... Read more »

could morphine-induced IL-2 suppression be causing low CD4?

Hi! I hope that this is the right forum to submit this question. Ive been on opiates for nearly 7 years. I started on Duragesic plus fentanyl lollipops prn until the fentanyl started hitting me funny, causing a lot more exhaustion,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I understand your want for higher CD4s and your current counts and percentages support your interest. Nevertheless, I wouldn't be so hard on your doctor- this is a pretty obscure and poorly known observation.That you... Read more »

Wellbutrin/PI's and Neuropathy

I read a brief question about Wellbutrin and neuropathy and the answer said that caution should be taken in prescribing Wellbutrin with protease inhibitors. I had neuropathy about 8-9 years ago from Zerit. Once the Zerit was stopped, it took about...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Usually HIV-related neuropathy is seen more often with lower CD4 cell counts but very long term data is still lacking on that issue among persons who have good viral control and intermediate CD4 count over many years. The usual concern with... Read more »

Treatment naive, VL /=650 for 5+ years... typical?

I am male, 27, regularly tested & diagnosed in early 2000. Have been monitored regularly (at least 2x/yr., sometimes more). My VL has always hovered around 7500, with CD4 never much below 650. I did not experience any initial illness or the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your viral load is lower than the average HIV+ person not on HIV therapy which is great as the lower the viral load, the slower the rate of CD4 cell count decline. Statistically, it is likely you can maintain fairly good CD4 cell counts for years... Read more »
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I am consumed with fear, not your typical WW

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey Guys and Gals,

Great to see there is a resource here where everyone can come together and share knowledge and comfort eachother. I know my post is long but I have some questions that I am very curious about.

Heres the rundown of my experience:
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Peripheral Neuropathy - L-Carnetine

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings! Just thought I would post the following info, it is based strictly on my personal experience and is not a recommendation.

I am a long-term survivor(21 years) and in general good health. Last year I successfully complete a course of Chemo... Read more »

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 found in the latter part of HIV or AIDS. Usually cause by certain mediactions.... Read more »

Treatment options for Neuropathy

Posted by Neuropathypain, 1 Reply
I have suffered from Neuropathy since 2000. At first they thought it was the Zerit that I was on becuase a side effect was Neuropathy and it could go away, it never did it just got worse. I have tried every drug from Neurotin to Lyrica with no pain... Read more »