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Do Hiv Rashes Make You Bleed

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sharing a joint with a guy who is HIV positiv and bleeding gums

I have smoked a joint of marijuana with a guy who is HIV positive. Next day when I brushed my teeth, I payed attention that I had bleeding gums . 2 weeks latter I had small rash on my chest which disappeared in 2 days....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Thanks for writing in. You were not at risk in this situation. In health,Richard... Read more »

Risk from deep french kissing with bleeding gums "HAD PROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV+ WOMAN"

hello.i had protected sex with an hiv + woman just once but we used to kiss deeply yet i had... Read more »

HIV risk from small bleeding cut at base of penis "Extremely Worried - Please Help!"

Hi,11 weeks ago I had sex with my wife but before having sex I had a small cut at base of penis and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coital Bleeding and HIV Risks Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

The researchers set out to examine the prevalence and sources of coital bleeding among men and women living in a township in Cape Town. Genital bleeding during intercourse may play a part in facilitating the spread of HIV in South Africa, which has... Read more »
TheBody.com

Day 8 on Atripla: You Have a Rash on Your What?? (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . On Day 7 of my HIV meds (Atripla), I broke out in a rash. The doctor says that it... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Skin Rash

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Eosinophilia: an increased number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Eosinophils are a part of the body's immune system that can damage healthy tissue if they malfunction. Non-nucleoside reverse... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Skin Problems

Many people get a rash when they start taking antiretrovirals. Rashes can be caused by the following drugs: non-nucleoside analogues -- nevirapine (Viramune), delavirdine (Rescriptor) and efavirenz (Sustiva) the nucleoside analogue abacavir (alone... Read more »
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Petachiae Bleeding into Skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone:
Is it possible to have petachiae 8 months after possible exposure. I have these little red spots all over my body
trunk, arms, legs about 30 of them. They are spread out all over not in a patch or anything. I did some research and they... 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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Can rashes cause me to be infected?

Posted by johndx, 1 Reply
Hi all, days ago, I had protected sex with a prostitute. Earlier, I had a patch of red and itchy rashes just near my pubic hair and at the part of lower body where it connects my body with penis. Sometimes it turns very red and looks like minor... Read more »

Is this an ARS rash?

Posted by sammattdavid, 5 Replies
2 weeks ago I kissed another boy and our tongues touched for a bit. Lasted 8-10 seconds. My concern is I had two teeth extracted at the top 2 weeks prior to the event. I'm worried that if he was bleeding, could he infect me?

I got worried cause I... Read more »