|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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