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Acute HIV Infection

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Worried!!! Please help... Acne like eruption all over the trunk

I have tested -ve on antibody test at 4 months. But I have had acne like eruption all over the trunk and on the face at 2 and 1/2 months after a high risk exposure where my condom broke. I am not sure if its acne/folliculitis. Can this be a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...While skin eruptions can be a symptom of acute HIV infection, acne is not a typical presentation. My usual counsel to people like yourself is, when in doubt, get tested. Good luck. -BYBenjamin Read more »

why didnt you answer my question?will donate

hi sir a few days ago i sent a question whith title of dark days.... and sth else that i dont remember.im realy in need of your response please answer it i will donate 100 US$.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...any exposure except that orall since 4.5 months b4 test. day 42 one day after the test getting what looks like folliculitis or pimples some very litte ones which have a hair out of them(but not all of them) bigger ones are very swollen and... Read more »

dark days,worried,please help me by answering.

DEAR DR.BOB im really confused and dont know what to do please guide me.hi sir.i'm 21 yo male,from a third world country(101st in HIV ranking by CIA),i'm in college and virgin.one night took a prostitute(which turned out to be TS) with a friend of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anxiety provoking. Repressive attitudes (and laws) concerning sex tend to lead to unfortunate situations such as these.Your HIV-acquisition risk (unprotected insertive oral sex) is exceedingly low to negligible.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable... Read more »

Rash: come and go? Or hits all at once?

Hi Dr. Bob!I've seen several posts about the ARS rash, but was wondering: does the rash hit "all at once" or can it progress as days go by?11 weeks ago I performed oral sex on another man. He did not ejaculate in my mouth.In the past week, I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nervous in California,The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally become manifest two to three weeks after primary HIV exposure and infection. A rash Read more »
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Dying of anxiety

Posted by hello1234, 1 Reply
...We had unprotected sex 4 or 5 times while she was here, which I realize was very unwise. About 4 weeks later I developed an acne-like irritation around my eyes only, which only very very occasionally itches and on rare instances is a little... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...infection that you can imagine. They occur in response to colds and flu's, coldsores caused by herpes simplex virus, sometimes acne, cuts and wounds, etc., whenever there is any kind of inflammation. In some HIV-negative people they disappear in... Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unprotected sex with my boyfriend (38 y/o) of 3 months a little over a month ago. At this time I also had my regular localized minor acne episode on my face and I picked at the acne, lightly scaring my face so my friend recommended I use this... Read more »

Could be a risk?

Posted by LostAlone, 2 Replies
...enlarged. Few Headaches, tiredness and a pain in neck (almost stiff) where there. No fever. At least didn't see a rash (only acne which is quite normal). At four weeks I had mild diarrhea for 4 days aprox.. The sore throat is there yet (feel like... Read more »