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Are Hives A Symptom Of Hiv

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hiv symptoms after 10 months

hello, im having hiv symptoms after 10 months of possible exposure. hives, shortness of breath, facial wasting and herpes after the first month of exposure. i got tested 6 months after the exposure and it was negative and again at 10 months after...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The symptoms you describe are not specific to HIV infection and many peole may have them. Since you have tested negative 10 months after having picked up herpes, as long as you have not have any additional high-risk exposure, you are indded... Read more »

Hives every day--- symptom of initial infection?

Hi,I had an occupational exposure with hiv-unknown blood in early september, and finished a 28-day course of PEP on the 30th. about a week and a half after that, i started getting hives. at first it was one or two at a time that i thought were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Generally speaking, hives or urticarial eruptions are not all that common in HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I'd recommend seeing an allergist or Read more »

Itchy dude...

Hi there Doc. I had unprotected vaginal sex with a co-worker (my bad.) I'm concerned she may be promiscuous(duh...) I know to test at 3 months for hiv. My question is this. I've been getting hives on a daily basis for 5 weeks. They come and they go!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Itchy Dude,I agree that since you had unprotected sex a three-month HIV test is warranted. Hives are not considered to be a common symptom associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease. Hives are extremely Read more »

Is a rash one symptom of hiv?

Can hives or another type of rash be a symptom of Hiv? Are rashes of acute status or chronic status linked towards hiv infection more often than the other?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Rashes can occur throughout the course of HIV infection, During acute infection, a generalized rash is commonly seen, During chronic infection, rashes (eczema-like, seborrheic dermatitis, etc.) are also commonly seen. Rashes and other skin... Read more »
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worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is itchiness and hives a symptom of HIV infection? I realize that there are other things that can cause ithchiness and hives but is HIV one of them? Thank You. Read more »

not sure

Posted by Anonymous
...Could Hiv symptoms such as pale skin, weight loss, hives, and purple skin lessions come from anything else such as Hepatits Read more »

anxiety= symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know, I know - you can never tell anything about HIV from symptoms. That said, I'm freaking out a little right now and just need some reassurance. I was the receptive partner during unprotected (I know) vaginal intercourse. ... Read more »

Could these be symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...twice with red bumps that itch very badly. SOme of the bumps turn blister like and pop a clear liquid. Everyone say this is not hives because hives won't blister! Then they all go away in a few days. Leaving a light scar so far. Could these be... Read more »