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Are The Symptoms Of Aids Skin Rashes

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Skin Rash

Hi Doctor. I have developed a skin rash mostly on my chest, a little on my arms, neck and back. The rash initially looks like chicken pox but it does not itch nor does it look like a blister. It spread relatively quick in a few days. Then it stopped...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
It is difficult to comment on a skin rash without seeing it. If you are worried, I strongly suggest seeing your health care provider.... Read more »

Skin Rash...Not sure what it is?

Dr.Henry:Im a 22 year old male and have been HIV + for 3 years. I have been on Atripla and Bactrim for the last 18 months. About 6 months ago I began to develop a rash on my upper back and a small portion of my armpit. I originally thought this was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Skin rashes in axillary region/back are common in general population and perhaps more common in HIV+ persons. Dry skin, folliculitis, seborrhea, fungal infections, chemical irritation, and many other causes need to be considered and can be a... Read more »

Skin rash (Iris reaction?)

I was diagnosed with HIV in July. My initial bloods were CD4 of 80 and viral load of 630900. I started Atripla mid August and my second bloods were taken at the end of September. CD4 risen to 250 and viral load down to only 526.I have been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is often difficult for me to know when IRIS begins and ends and flare-ups of other HIV or treatment related skin problems begin and end so the uncertainty is understandable. Common conditions are often the first things to consider so seborrheic... Read more »

Could Aids be transmitted through if bodily fluid makes contact with skin with rash ?

The condom only covers the shaft of the penis, so what if fluid were to get onto the base of the penis (which is not protected) and if there is rashes on this area, how high is the chance of transmition ? If the answer is yes, oes it also mean that...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is a great question. And you are correct the condom does not protect the other areas in the genital area. If there is a rash or broken skin there is an opportunity for HIV to transmit. So yes if there are openings, rashes, broken skin... Read more »
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ARS rash and symptoms?!

Posted by worriedsic, 1 Reply
Ok, I've been lurking around this site for the past week or so... Ever since discovering about ARS. Tuesday I went and got tested... I have until the 7th of next month to wait for my results... I am a fucking wreck.

Ok... Let me give you all my... Read more »

skin rashes

Posted by theman22, 2 Replies
i know that everyone says just because you have a rash doesnt mean you have hiv but i have had so many rashes in the past couple of months that its starting to worry me. they also seem like they never go away. i have all different rashes in all... Read more »

skin rash

Posted by theman22, 1 Reply
i have these pimple like bumps. they are not that big. they are skin colored maybe a little shinier. they do not hurt or anything they are just there. i have them on my under arm right below my armpit a cluster of like 6 or 7. i also have a cluster... Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch?
How long does it last?

Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »