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Blisters Could I Have HIV

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Do boils and blisters appear because of HIV

I have a son who has HIV/Aid and he has broken out with red spots that have turned into boils which keep seeping. Is this a side effect of what he has and she we be concerned. Could you please email me the answer as I am afraid that I won't find...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...antibiotics. Careful handwashing is important when coming into contact with lesions of that nature. He should be evaluated by his HIV provider for the skin condition you describe. Unlikely but still possible to be due to one of his HIV Meds... Read more »

Blisters on the skin

I am HIV positive since 4 years. when I diagnosed positive, my CD4 count was 49 and weight was 35... Read more »

Aids from blister popping??

So I'm an idiot. I was at the gym working out and noticed I had a painful blister on my left foot.... Read more »
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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...rash or a rash together with any of the following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver Problems Some HIV drugs can cause liver problems. It is... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...effects, delavirdine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe skin rash accompanied by blisters, fever, joint or muscle pain, redness and swelling of the eyes, sores in the mouth, and swelling; serious... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...organproblems, including liver failure), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rashaccompanied by fever, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, facial andtongue swelling) Special Considerations: Contact your health care... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become... Read more »
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Blisters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are Blisters and Canker sores a symptom of HIV with in the 4 week of exposure or can they occur through out ? Im getting a small canker sore Read more »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...i met this girl who i knew just few hours back with my business associates. she has a family . i had a very small blister on back of my tongue ad we kissed for some time no tongue to tongue contact only just lips with wet kissing . this was done... Read more »

Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 4 Replies
...but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy with bumps). I am terrified of HIV. I am only 30 years old and shouldn't be getting shingles at this age. Is this a sign I could have HIV? I have... Read more »

blister on big toe

Posted by worriedbutwell, 1 Reply
...hi everyone, thanks for reading this. about two months ago, a blister formed on the top of my left big toe. i quickly popped it and a clear liquid released. however, it hasn't healed yet and looks Read more »