Mar 18, 2001
I have read that the rash with HIV is usually on the upper chest and back and lasts for several days is this correct?
| Response from Dr. Henry
I'm not sure which rash you are talking about. Established HIV infection is associated with a host of skin conditions that could be lumped together under the heading rash. They are often quite non-specific. Acute HIV infection is often associated with a transient rash in the location you described. Again, it is fairly non-specific and can be seen with other infections/conditions. KH
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