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Are Itchy Red Spots An Early Sign Of HIV

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itchy red bumps on neck/face currently on sustiva and truvada

i have itchy red bumps on my face and neck and maybe one or two on my back, i am on sustiva truvada and zithromax my doc says it's normal but he also told me to use selsun blue and that was a horrible suggestion, is this reaction normal or is it a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Localized rash like you describe could be due to a drug reaction but more often is due to some other problem like eosinophilic folliculitis, immune reconstitution reactions, and others. Selsun Blue sometimes helps decrease the problem actually if... Read more »

Itchy Red Bumps

Yesterday, 256 miles away in Atlanta, I was in the exam room with my good friend, a twenty year survivor, when the doctor told him he more than likely had "itchy red bumps". The good doctor had mentioned one of those scarey latin descripitive words...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Staph), fungus, and sometimes no cause is found. The best way to know for certain what the cause is is to do a culture of the bump or to do a skin biopsy. Sometimes doctors will try a course of antibiotics (like Bactrim) and see if the... Read more »

I did it... now the waiting game - sadly not a world cup game - questions about immunoglobulins and more

Hi Dr Bobinino (are you playing in the next world cup - its in Brazil!!),So I tested... up to 2 weeks to wait for the test result!I wanted to ask for your help in the meantime, if you have time - my doctor didnt :( . I didn't sleep well at all......
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Stevie,1. Increases in immunoglobulins can be seen in HIV disease. However, they can be seen in numerous other medical conditions as well. 2. Both. Your doctor's comments about specific Read more »

Early-stage symptoms of KS?

Over the course of the last month, I've had about ten occurrences of 'red spots' appear on my lower legs and soles of my feet. They are tiny, no larger than a pinhead, and do not itch. These spots appear in a straight line on my legs but are...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
If it were KS, it would be unlikely that they would vanish. Sounds like you need to see a dermatologist.MH Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...since then (unprotected sex with female) and unprotected oral from female(s). I had two recent bouts with Tonsillitis before my itchy red bumps appeared, was put on penicillin and both times the antibiotics cleared the Tonsillitis. I didn't think... Read more »

I am freaking out

Posted by Why_did_I, 3 Replies
...partying. The soar throat was there and 3 days later I became extremely freaked out when I had a rash in my left sole. Three itchy red bumps appeared in my feet surrounded by black dots. I went over the edge. I must say, however, that I've been... Read more »

red bumps

Posted by Anonymous
...the red bumps are connected to my hair, so i dunno and the white ones are on my biceps and i dunno what it is tho but i think ive had it for Read more »