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Acne more Common with HIV-Positive People?

Does being HIV + make you get acne more easily ??I am not on any meds but I keep breaking out!...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
There is an increase in several types of skin inflammation with HIV disease. Yes, acne and most noteably- eosinophillic folliculitis. Treatment with an antibiotic may help. So does use of anti-inflammtory medications, (pills and creams). Also use of... Read more »

How Common are resistant HIV viruses?

I was wondering how common resistant viruses are now among the people that are currently infected... Read more »

HIV most common and assured symptoms

Dear Doctor ShannonGood day...First of all I would like to thank you for this great job in helping... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some HIV-Positive People in Wales Denied Treatment for Common Conditions, Physician Says

Some HIV-positive people in Wales are being denied medical treatment for common illnesses, Olwen Williams, a physician specializing in sexually transmitted infections, said recently, BBC News reports. Williams noted that primary care physicians... Read more »
HIV i-Base

20% People Switch Atripla Due to Efavirenz Side Effects: Late Switches Are Common

The experience from use of fixed-dose combination, efavirenz-based treatment (Atripla) as first-line therapy in the UK was published ahead of print in the journal AIDS. This analysis included 472 patients from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hip-Hop Artist Common to Encourage HIV Testing in KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign Ads

Hip-hop artist Common encourages young people to undergo HIV testing in new public service announcements that are the part of the "Knowing is Beautiful" series of the Viacom and Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS education initiative KNOW HIV/AIDS... Read more »
TheBody.com

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Out Bone Disease Prevalence in the HIV-Positive Population Defining Low Bone Mineral Density Causes of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis in HIV-Positive People Screening for Bone Disease Debate: DXA... Read more »
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Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Yet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.

COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HAART

Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients After... Read more »

folliculitis common for HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have developed severe folliculitis on my inner legs, and in my pubic hair. Is this worrisome for HIV? Can dry skin cause it? Read more »

Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

Denial, is it common for PWA'S?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please help me to understand how is it possible to be in denial about HIV, going off meds and allowing oneself to have unprotected sex, marriage, and get so ill. I'm staying in the marriage, because it is the right thing to do, because I love... I... Read more »