|pimples on back
Sep 10, 2006
my son has had pimple looking bumps on his back only.He was informed he had hiv in may 2006. Is this a side affect. I need to known so I can help my son get the meds he needs or treatment. My son is a flight attended and I do not know if it ist the sheets he sleep on from place to place or meds or the hiv its self.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Pimple like lesions on the back can be seen in men without HIV so the link to either HIV or HIV-related medications depends on many factors. Most HIV specialists are used to evaluating skin disorders which can be conditions like acne or folliculitis or shingles and many others. I often seek consultation from a dermatologist if I am unclear as to a diagnosis or proper treatment. KH
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