Acne And Hiv

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Acne and hiv

I have always had some acne on my back, however over the past few months it has been really bad on my back and upper arms. I tested elisa negative for hiv after 8 weeks of possible exposure, and dna pcr negative for hiv at 8 weeks as well. I cant...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Acne is quite frequent in HIV patients and can occur both early and late in the course of infection. It is more common in late infection. Read more »

Red cheeks/acne; could this be HIV?

Hello Dr. Dezube: I had a low risk encounter 5 months ago. Was tested at 2 1/2 weeks, it was... Read more »

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dear doctor, i've been hiv pos since 2002 and hcv pos since 2004. in april 2008 i started hiv... Read more »
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...or scooped out surgically. This treatment can be painful and can leave scars. They can be treated with drugs used to treat acne such as tretinoin (Retin-A) or isotretinoin (Accutane). This is a newer approach. These drugs reduce the amount of... Read more »