im on treatment for HCV. im on weak 16. for last 5 days my both arms are half numb. i feel my arms heavy and sometime out of control. the situation get worsen on the injection night. They are not completely numb. What is it. is it reversable after end of tx. or it may be for ever. if it is not reversable, i will stop hcv treatment because this is too much dangerious that hcv. please help plz. what shoul i do. i have also checked for thyroid. The results are normal but raise in tendency.
TSH 5.64 normal 0.5-7.0
T3 2.10 normal 1.08-3.14
T4 118 Normal 59-135
Thanks for writing in.
Interferon therapy for hepatitis C virus is associated with numbness, tingling and heaviness in extremities. This effect is however completely reversible once the therapy is over.
Hope this answers your question.
Your Thyroid tests are normal, so please do not worry on that account.
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