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Do You Get A Rash When Injected With Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne...
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hiv rash

Hi im worried I have a rash on my upper extremities trunk, back, arms its only gets red when I take a warm shower and i have no other symptoms i had the rash for about a week already the last time I was exposed was September 30th and I got tested...
Rev. Todd A. Brown

Response from Rev. Todd A. Brown

Partnerships for Hope
Dear friend:I would suggest that you make an appointment with a dermotologist to check you skin. As this does not sound HIV related, as HIV does not have specific signs or symptoms.... Read more »

HIV Rash and Fever

Dear Mr. Kull,What the rash associated with a HIV infection look like and what is the incubation period? Also, what is the incubation period of the fever associated with a HIV infection and how warm does the person get?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In general, people experience symptoms related to acute HIV infection 2-4 weeks after exposure. Please see <a href=http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q46052.html target=_new>ARS Rash</a> for more information... Read more »

Can I spread the rash to others

Hi Im a newly HIV postive patient and I have been take Atripla. Out of no where I got a rash that covers the whole top half of my body. Now my question is could I spread this rash or any other side effects related to something dealing with skin to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Mostg likely you are experiencing a rash due to one of the drugs in Atripla (you need to contact your HIV provider). If you are having a drug rash it often can be managed without stopping the offending drug though that needs to be carefully... Read more »

one time heroin injection with clean needle/syringe. symptoms/risk level?

Thanks for reading my questions. I'm having severe anxiety about contracting HIV and was wondering what was the likelihood of being HIV+ and the correspondence of my symptoms.I am a 21 year old, white female in college. Two weeks ago, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, I absolutely agree with you: Injecting heroin is a stupid, stupid, stupid thing to do. Girl, what the hell were you thinking??? The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from sharing works for injection-drug use with a partner... Read more »
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Rash after 1 week, please someone help

Posted by preocupado1
Ok, im a 22 year old male. had a possible HIV exposure, 5 days later I practiced oral sex on a girl and the masturbated her. 1 week after that she develped an itchy rash on neck a belly. Can someone please tell me the chances that I infected her (if... 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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Unfortunate Sexual exposure/ injection exposure

Posted by joe62, 2 Replies
Hi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »