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Dandruff Flakes And Hiv

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HIV related swelling

l have a 2 year old daughter who is on medication for HIV we both tested positive last year after she was continually getting ill we decided to get tested. Her face and armpits are swollen a little bit the swelling on the face is just before the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good questions. Certain HIV medications can increase fat in abdominal area so I recommend a review of the situation with her HIV specialist. Some of the Read more »

Ear skin disorder

Both my brother and I suffer from an itchy ear problem. The skin crusts over and peels off. This... Read more »

Dry flaking skin

I have dry flaking white spots/skin on the shaft of my penis it comes and goes with no pain at all Read more »
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Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my Read more »

Your thoughts needed..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...now. I'm gonna hear my results next week (12 weeks). Just don't know for what other reason I could have these aches, if not for HIV or hepatitis-B? What do you think? A week to go and I would really like to hear some opinions. Thanks already! Read more »

Dry, Flakey skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...term is seborrheic dermatitis although I haven't been to a doctor. I am concerned because I have read it is commonly seen with HIV (can happen at any time). I never had it before and am concerned. I took an ELISA at 2 months which was negative... Read more »

Is there any STD that can produce these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...appear at a hair follicule. Also I seem to have some pretty severe dandruff and excessive sweating lately. The skin is also flaking from the sides of my nose, and my face around my nose. I have not been tested for HIV as I performed very low... Read more »