|Rash on my hand and body
Sep 26, 2007
Hi, I was diagnosed HIV positive in 2006 and started my medication a year ago. My CD4 count is 571 and undetected viral load. But recently some mild rash came up on my hand and body, how could this happen?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Rashes and other skin conditions are very common in the general population and are generally even more common in HIV+ persons. If you have been on your current regimen for 1 year it would be unlikely to be caused directly by your HIV medications. I recommend having your HIV specialist and/or a dermatologist examine your rash and take a complete history to determine the nature of the rash and likely diagnosis/triggering factors. KH
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