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Does HIV Cause Blisters

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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...called Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Call your health care provider immediately if you experience a bad rash or a rash together with any of the following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver Problems Some HIV drugs can cause liver problems. It is believed that women and people over the age of 50 are at a higher risk of developing liver problems....
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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 »

tally ho ho no,,,,, tallywacker yes

GreetingsIt's your east coast amigo. In the last 4 months I received blow jobs from three different gals. All were tested for hiv in my presence. All were negative. All three said they hadn't been with anyone sexually in quite a long time, at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello East Coast Amigo,Having certain STDs can increase the risk of acquiring HIV. Diseases that cause blisters or sores (herpes, syphilis, etc.) as well as those diseases that recruit white blood cells into the inflamed area (gonorrhea, Read more »

oral sex/std/hiv

Hi dr bob, your doing a magnificent work for everyone & a great example to all of us. My query is the risk of oral sex with std in the transmission/acquisition of hiv. I know oral sex carries a negligible risk but what if std is involved? Does it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Having an STD can increase your chances of contracting HIV. For instance, STDs that cause sores or blisters (like herpes and syphilis) provide an easy way for HIV to enter the body. White blood cells at the site of infection can also Read more »

Aids from blister popping??

So I'm an idiot. I was at the gym working out and noticed I had a painful blister on my left foot. Instead of just letting it be I decided to take my gym locker safety pin, and after a "thorough" cleaning of the head of the pin with my gym shorts...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."semi-immediately" is an oxymoron, and your self-surgery in between bench presses did not place you at any risk whatsoever for HIV! So relax, Max! Your paranoia is indeed "unfounded!" (By the way, isn't all paranoia unfounded by... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...effects, delavirdine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe skin rash accompanied by blisters, fever, joint or muscle pain, redness and swelling of the eyes, sores in the mouth, and swelling; serious... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the genital area. Herpes outbreaks can happen over and over again and may be linked to... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...organproblems, including liver failure), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rashaccompanied by fever, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, facial andtongue swelling) Special Considerations: Contact your health care... Read more »
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Inconclusive

Posted by confusedgirl76, 1 Reply
...back inconclusive. I'm a basketcase!!!! I was told there is ONE antibody that caused it to be inconclusive. I had a fever blister at the time of the testing. Could this have caused it to be inconclusive? Read more »

HIV/HCV

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
...Strange things going on. My husband can't go outside in the daylight without the back of his hands blistering. He has some other symptoms also. Seems it may be related to his liver. The blisters may well be from Porphyria Cutanea Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks. I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. 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 Read more »