Acute Hiv And Acne

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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 acuteHIV 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 HIVacute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally become manifest two to three weeks after primary HIV exposure and infection. A rash Read more »
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