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DOES ACUTE RASH LOOK LIKE HIVES

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please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV cannot pass through intact latex. No way, no how. 2. Your "symptoms," as mentioned above, are not consistent with HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) or HIV disease. 3. Your six-week negative HIV oral rapid test is extremely encouraging,... Read more »

rash/hives

my boyfriend started to have rash or what it seems to be hive on his arms, legs, and chest. he has... Read more »

Hives/Rash on Atripla

Hello - I've been POZ for 3 years, just started on Atripla as my first medicine, I felt great, very... Read more »
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An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...get a rash with any of the following symptoms, stop using etravirine and call your doctor or get medical help right away: Hives or sores in your mouth, or your skin blisters and peels Trouble swallowing or breathing Swelling of your face,... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...like the liver, in lymph nodes, in nerve fibers, and even in areas outside organs like your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the... Read more »
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Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...recommended I use this new Afro Amer. facial soap bar. As my face started to clear up, about 2 weeks later, I developed this rash on my face in the inner cheek area on both sides and here and there on the rest of my face. It didn't burn or... Read more »

Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is the acute HIV rash supposed to be itchy and hive-like? Also, does anyone know if it should react to antihistamines like Allegra? Thanks! Read more »

Rash

Posted by itsthatgirl, 3 Replies
...I was wondering if there was any connection between Pityiriasis Roseacea and HIV... Is this the skin rash that occur with acute infection? Read more »

acute rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i was exposed to the virus about 6 weeks ago now. the only acute symptom's i might have had was a rash on my chest. not sure what the acute rash looks like. could someone please let me know Read more »