Do You Get Boils With Hiv

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HIV and boils

I have been undetectable for many years after an initial diagnosis of AIDS in 1995. I am healthy and take care of myself. Recently, over the holidays, I ran myself into the ground physically and am feeling weak and tired and I also have a couple...
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
Likely neither. It is most likely the result of a bacterial infection that you got as a result of contact with something or someone. In some cases a culture is taken to determine what bacteria might be causing this and antibiotics may be prescribed... Read more »

HIV tests and boils on penis

Hi Doc,Condom failure during a sexual encounter with Russian CSW in Thailand around 28 days back. I... Read more »

HIV and boils

On sero convertion, among other symptoms, I had numerous boils develop under my arm (15 in total).... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


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