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Are Hives A Sign Of Hiv

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husband hive+ and i'm hive-

Posted by Anonymous
My husband is hive+ and i'm hive- he was tested+ two years agonies is also hepatitis babbage what makes me very worried about his stub he is drinking alcohol almost every day and his doctor told him that alcohol will make him more sick, now he is... Read more »

Devastated: All of the hallmark signs of HIV

Posted by DSKMan, 8 Replies
I though oral sex was low risk, but I was wrong. Now I have all of the hallmark signs of HIV ARS. fever, cough, rash, mouth ulcers, odd rash, painful nodes in the neck. I just know I have HIV now, and I am in shock. I am planning on doing an HIV... Read more »

SIGNS OF HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the first signs of H.I.V.(if exposed) during the first 8 weeks? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

oral sex with HIV+ woman and bad signs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have symptoms. it sure that the first sign of HIV+. i found information here http://aids.about.com/cs/prevention/a/knowhiv.htm. yesterday, i have a blemish or purplish blotch in my mouth. it like confusion or bruise. now, blemish gradually... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hives and HIV

should I stop taking Kaletra if I have recently developed hives after one month of taking the drug?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
No-I would not stop the Kaletra. I would promplty discuss with your HIV specialist to review all of your medications and possible other allergen exposures to determine the most likely precipitating factor and what can be done to avoid it or manage... Read more »

rash/hives and HIV Medication

My partener has a rash and hives on his face and arms and is currently taking Norvir, Prezista and Truvada. He is going to a dermatologist and HIV specialist and they can't figure out what is causing the symptoms. The dermatologist took a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, but rashes are perhaps the most difficult thing to diagnose over the Internet. Continue to work with the dermatologist and HIV specialist. If neither can help with your partner's problem, ask for a referral for a second opinion,... Read more »

HIV and Hives

I have been Hiv positive for almost 15 years and to date have been very healthy. At this point and time I am not on any medication. Over the past week I have hives located on my torso that start out looking round, red with a pale yellow center...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A wide range of allergens or substances can trigger urticaria (hives) in the general population as well as in HIV+ persons. Other skin conditions (like erythema multiforme for example) can have the appearance of hives so it would be a good idea to... Read more »

Hives and HIV

I have been HIV positive for almost 2 years now. I have been taking Nevirapine, Lamivudine and gemfibrozil for almost a year. I recently became allergic to onions and garlic and break out in hives whenever I eat anything that has any of these two...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. HIV infection in some patients can cause some hyperreactivity to allergens but the time course in your case is hard to explain (with no recent changes in anything according to the information you provided). I assume you are taking at... Read more »
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85 Countries Sign International Population Agreement on Family Planning, HIV/AIDS; U.S. Does Not Sign

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Is Your HIV Treatment Working? Warning Signs and False Alarms

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