|Is this rash hiv related?
Oct 10, 2002
I was married for 7 years only to find out that my husband cheated several times and had unprotected sex. This was about 7 months ago. Lately I have been feeling very weak and tired I have developed a rash on my back and arms. They are small pinkish circles with a red dot in the center. They do not itch and I developed them three at a time on my back and twice on my arms. I never scratched them but as they slowly faded they have left scars.Does this sound like an hiv rash? I don't have any medical insurance so I'm asking for this reason. Do I have anything to worry about?
| Response from Mr. Kull
There is virtually no way to determine what this rash is related to on your own. A medical professional is your best bet for an accurate diagnosis. Without knowing more details about your husband's partners, it's foolish to start guessing at your risk for HIV infection.
Just an aside: I know how tough it can be for people to afford health insurance, but it's vital that you try to find some way to find coverage. In the event of a serious health problem, you would have difficulty finding the health care that you need.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- When You Have Genital Warts Do You Have A Lot Of Them Or Just One Wart?
- What Part Of The Body Is Affected By Gonorrhea?
- What Happens When You Treat Chlamydia?
- What Does The Beginning Of Genital Warts Look Like?
- What Do Syphilis Sores Look Like On A Vagina?
- What Are The Chances Of Getting Herpes Through Unprotected Sex?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.