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Is ARS Rash Itchy

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Itchy rash Vs Non Irch Rash in ARS

One question Dr. that I hope you can answer: Can you tell us why the Rash associated with ARA doesn't Itch or have pain???. I had a low risk exposure (Oral Sex - received and performed) and I have not been tested for HIV - If you can provide a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...immunologic in origin. Different persons have different immune responses to viral infections. In some patients, the rash may itch (? IgE or mast cell triggered) and in others there may be no itching. KH Read more »

extremely itchy bumps on arms & legs

I have been positive since Dec 1999. Began medication 3 years ago. First it was Sustiva & Truvada,... Read more »

hiv/itchy skin

I'm hiv positive since 1996 I've been having problems w/my skin for over 10 years a very strong... Read more »
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Rescriptor

...effects and toxicity: Most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, elevated liver enzymes, and itchy skin or rash. A serious side effect of the NNRTI class is rash, which can be life-threatening. Most rashes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

...a week to a 2-inch square area. Then the area was bandaged and kept dry for 10 hours. After the first skin response (a red, itchy rash), the strength of the DNCB solution was lowered. Instructions for using DNCB originally provided by DNCB Now!... Read more »
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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...in the mouth, constipation, cough, depression, diarrhea, eye infection, flu-like illness, fatigue, herpes simplex infection, itchy rash, loss of appetite, muscle pain and weakness, pain and tingling in the hands and feet, nausea, nervousness,... Read more »
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An Overview of Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri)

...possible liver problems and cardiac events, an increased risk for some infections, and a slight increase in cholesterol levels. Itchiness, rash, and abnormal blood levels may precede liver problems. If these issues are experienced, a doctor... Read more »
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rash symptom

Posted by Anonymous
...Does anybody know if the only symptom of ARS could be a rash? I have an itchy rash on my stomach, back, legs, chest and arms but it is worse on my stomach. I have no other symptoms and have had the rash for nearly Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was Read more »

PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 4 Replies
...just had an HIV test in April after being with him....NEGATIVE. But now after this last instance, I've developed a HORRIBLY itchy rash. Like...itch till I give myself bruises type of rash!!! Its mostly right around where the band of my bra sits,... Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. According to the doctor it's because of Immune Reconstitution Read more »