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Rash...never can get a good description...

I have small, flat, "fluid-filled" (for lack of a better term) spots on my arms and hands. I have been out in the sun often, but I am concerned about ARS. Can you please describe an ARS rash in english, not doctor-speak. Thanks.Signed,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Only a medical doctor can accurately diagnose a rash, and that should be done in a clinical setting, IN PERSON. Dermatologists are particularly trained in diagnosing and treating skin conditions. Even if I were a medical provider, I would be... Read more »

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ARS Rash Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've read that the typical rash is like a sunburn. Ryan Kull mentions bumps (maculopapular) in every description he gives.

Tell me, does it come and go over a couple of hours, then come back (maybe in slightly different areas of the chest)? Or is it... Read more »

HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
Hello Friends,

During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I referred to a book in the British Council Library which says the following :
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Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 2 Replies
About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days.

I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest).

I started... Read more »

Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...

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