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Developing Acute Hiv Rash

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several...
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please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...worried and I told her about the rash and she responded by saying you dont get rash from HIV but there are skin diseases in aids. That alone really scared me even when the result was neg (not conclusive yet I know). My questions are: 1. Regarding... Read more »

Acute phase rash

Does the rash found in the acute phase of HIV infection go away in 3-4 days or does it generally last longer than that? Is it rare for rash to be the only symptom? Thanks for your time.
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...The rash associated with the "acute phase" of HIV, or primary HIV infection can last for hours to days. My experience is that it is rarely Read more »

rash

To my understanding, some people who are HIV infected develop the acute retroviral syndrome several weeks after they were infected. the symptoms are flu-like and some people develop a rash. i wanted to know, what does this rash look like? i had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...This forum is for persons who are HIV infected and have symptoms. Questions regarding HIV testing will no longer be answered in this forum. Read more »

Transient Rash

Hello Dr. Holodniy,I am concerned about a rash I have developed about 3 weeks after possible exposure to HIV. It has lasted for over 8 days, however there is no redness or bumps. My skin is very sensitive and feels hot, especially in the middle...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I am not sure whether you had a rash or not. Acute HIV infection can be accompanied by a fine, red rash over the trunk, back and face, which can last for several Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye inflammation. Although less common, some people... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ziagen

...diarrhea, or abdominal pain; severe tiredness; respiratory symptoms (cough, difficulty breathing, and sore throat); and possible rash. Symptoms are listed on the patient information sheet and warning card that you receive each time you fill your... Read more »
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Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...recommended I use this new Afro Amer. facial soap bar. As my face started to clear up, about 2 weeks later, I developed this rash on my face in the inner cheek area on both sides and here and there on the rest of my face. It didn't burn or... Read more »

Rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If there is ARS i have a question. When would the rashes apear. During Serconversion or rashes can appear months after?? Read more »

Rash

Posted by itsthatgirl, 3 Replies
...I was wondering if there was any connection between Pityiriasis Roseacea and HIV... Is this the skin rash that occur with acute infection? 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... Read more »