sores in mouth and on hands and feet
Aug 18, 2007
Dear Mark Holodniy,
I am in my late 20s, have been positive for three years, and have been on Atripla for nearly one year. I am undetectable, and my with cell count around 550-600.
I recently got a cold. My tongue is swollen, have a sore throat and have cankor sores. So far, pretty normal. However, I also have small sores on the palm of my hands, almost like small blisters, and one on my large toe. I am a bit concerned. Is this an indication of anything HIV related?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Unlikely to be specifically related to the HIV virus. Possibilities include viral infections like coxsackie virus or bacterial infections like syphilis, among others.
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