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HIV/AIDS Glossary

Neuropathy

Damage or degeneration of the nerves, especially the peripheral nerves. Symptoms of neuropathy depend on which nerves are affected and can include pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness. HIV-related neuropathy may be due to HIV infection or use of certain antiretroviral (ARV) drugs.

Related Term(s): Peripheral Nervous System

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