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Are People With Hiv Photosensitive

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Toronto Star Profiles Canadian Photography Collective PhotoSensitive, Project on HIV/AIDS in Rwanda

The Toronto Star on Sunday featured an article by Christopher Maughan, an intern with the journalism partnership Rwanda Initiative , about the Canadian photography collective PhotoSensitive and its efforts to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in... Read more »
The Well Project

Treatment of Hepatitis C in People Living With HIV

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis C? HIV and HCV Co-Infection Who Should Get Treatment? Treatment of HCV/HIV Co-Infection Side Effects of Treatment How Effective Is Treatment? Which to Treat First? Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa More Likely to Adhere to Antiretroviral Treatment Than HIV-Positive People in North America, Study Finds

HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral treatment regimens than are HIV-positive people in North America, according to a study published in the Aug. 9 edition of the Journal of the American... Read more »
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HIV and photosensitivity

Hi Dr. KeithMy name is Philip and I write a blog here on theBody. I'm working on a post and I remember hearing/reading that being on antiretrovirals treatment makes you more susceptible to sunburns. I've had a hard time confirming this Is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is a low rate of various HIV drugs (<5%) resulting in sun hypersensitivity. Not much published data on that or comparing regimens. Sulfa drugs (such as Bactrim/Septra) and some other antibiotics (like tetracyclines) have a higher rate of... Read more »

Extreme Photosensitivity

A year prior to going onto medication I started getting red welts on my face CD4 count then was approx 300-400. Symptoms became more problematic as my CD4 count deteriorated to 200 over the following 12 months. Starting Ritonavir 100mg, Atazanavir...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen a small number of patients who seemed to develop UV light sensitivity from HIV infection-their course was variable and not consistently improved after starting effective therapy. It might be worth considering switching your HIV meds... Read more »

Sun related skin disorders in HIV+ people.

Diagnosed 20 years ago, I was on Bactrim for 10 yrs before commencing HAART. The long term side effect of the Bactrim is photosensitivity, causing irritating rashes that last for days or weeks after only a short exposure to the sun. This condition...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. Photosensitivity (and skin damage due to UV light) is common in the general population and becomes more apparent with aging so it can be challenging to sort out the contribution of either HIV or certain drugs in various patient... Read more »

HIV between two hiv-negative people?(HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

is there a way hiv can develop through a hiv-negative person's vaginal fluid on a hiv-negative's small cut(ripped hang nail) through clothed mutual masturbation?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Here we go again! I find it shocking how often the question of "can two HIV negative people transmit HIV to each other?" comes up! And I find it disheartening to see this question now coming up in the context of mutual masturbation!... Read more »
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