|Blisters on the skin
Aug 27, 2010
I am HIV positive since 4 years. when I diagnosed positive, my CD4 count was 49 and weight was 35 kgs. Since then I am on ayurveda treatment and triomune 30 mg. Now my weight is 55 kgs and i do not have any other symptoms of hiv except i do get blisters on skin particularly on feet and hands. it is more severe when i exposed to sun. can you please help me to overcome this problem of blisters on skin.
| Response from Dr. Henry
One of your meds may be causing you to be sensitive to ultraviolet light. That can occur rarely with Triomune-side effects from ayurveda depend on what ingredients are used (there have been cases of heavy metal poisoning/toxicity in some cases). Switch options may not be available where you live but efavirenz for nevirapine might be something to consider if no other possible cause found. Sunscreen/protection from sunlight is a practical consideration. KH
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