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Does HIV Cause Blisters

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Do boils and blisters appear because of HIV

I have a son who has HIV/Aid and he has broken out with red spots that have turned into boils which keep seeping. Is this a side effect of what he has and she we be concerned. Could you please email me the answer as I am afraid that I won't...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Infections like that are a concern and could be caused by bacteria including some that are resistant to some standard antibiotics. Careful handwashing is important when coming into contact with lesions of that nature. He should be evaluated by his... Read more »

survival ,blisters and window period

respected sirblood from pimples or blisters contain hiv??hiv survival outside of body??while eatin some food satple or needle go in mouth cause hiv??window period of hiv vurus??after how long hiv detected in blood by elisa ??pls pls pls help......
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
This is a very common question, infact have answered it 3 times today!HIv doesn't live well outside the body (mostly dead in a few hours), especially once dried. There have been no reported cases of HIV being spread from the environment after... Read more »

fever blister and oral sex

My lover who is HIV+ had an open, but almost healed fever blister on his lipwhen he performed oral sex on me. I then masturbated to ejaculation. I didn'tsee any danger because there were no visible open sores or cuts on my penis.Should I be...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Your risk of infection for HIV was low,even under the circumstances mentioned in your question. This is because itwas unlikely that you were exposed to his blood or semen. However, you wereat possible risk for... Read more »

Blisters on the skin

I am HIV positive since 4 years. when I diagnosed positive, my CD4 count was 49 and weight was 35 kgs. Since then I am on ayurveda treatment and triomune 30 mg. Now my weight is 55 kgs and i do not have any other symptoms of hiv except i do get...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
One of your meds may be causing you to be sensitive to ultraviolet light. That can occur rarely with Triomune-side effects from ayurveda depend on what ingredients are used (there have been cases of heavy metal poisoning/toxicity in some cases).... Read more »
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Trouble with Blisters on Inner Groin

Posted by beatofmyheart, 4 Replies
Diagnosed with HIV back in early 2011.

Since early August this year I've been having off and on appearances of weird single pimple like bumps on my inner groin area. They were exclusively on the right side at first, and then as of the past 2 weeks... Read more »

blister scar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, I wanted to try and make a conclusion about my incident that many of u are familiar with already. Please try to comprehend and help me in this situation, as it has been reeally stressing and depressing for me. My main worry was not the... Read more »

Blisters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are Blisters and Canker sores a symptom of HIV with in the 4 week of exposure or can they occur through out ? Im getting a small canker sore again i had one 3 days ago and they are my first two canker sores in years lol so im jw if they are a... Read more »

mouth blisters and ars

Posted by Anonymous
first off, this forum is really informative and a great place. i've posted several questions and having a hard time getting through to my six months test. i tested at 4 weeks and at 8 weeks and both were negative(elisa test). at 3 weeks i had some... Read more »