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Acute Hiv Infection Rash

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Rash followup question

Is rash ever the only symptom or is it usually accompanied by others?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...In acute HIV infection, rash is almost always accompanied by other symptoms. However, I would remind us all that it may be that acute HIV infection Read more »

oral problem

hi there im 28. have worked with hiv positive people, have had exposure to positive blood twice,... Read more »

acute hiv and skin conditions

I am a man and had unprotected sex with a girl three weeks ago and am wondering if acute hiv has... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...(or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...Carcelain G, Li TS, et al. Positive effects of combined antiretroviral therapy on CD4+ T cell homeostasis and function in advanced HIV disease. Science 1997;277:112-6. 9. Connick E, Lederman MM, Kotsin BL et al. Immune reconstitution in the first... Read more »
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HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
...Hello Friends, During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I referred Read more »

acute hiv after condom breakage???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my body fighting off an infection. i know i have to wait for an hiv test, but just wanted some input... i've read that acute hiv infection almost always has a high fever, often a rash over the trunk of the body, and not always, but often has a... Read more »

Rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If there is ARS i have a question. When would the rashes apear. During Serconversion or rashes can appear months after?? Read more »

Rash on skin of penis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...After having sex with a sex worker I got a rash on my penis. Is a rash on the skin/shaft of the penis an indication of acute HIV infection? I have been getting a rash on the skin of my penis, sort of rough and then goes away and then comes back.... Read more »