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Does HIV Cause Flaky Skin

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flaky skin

i have HIV and recently my face and scalp have become so dry and flaky. i am presently taking Lamzid and feverenz as my medication. is there a connection to my being HIV positive and what can i do to releave the dryness and itchines.tammy
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Tammy,HIV disease is associated with a variety of dermatological problems. Luckily most of them can be kept in reasonably good control Read more »

Questions on negative test (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2009)

Dear Robert,I have lost 10-15lbs in my upper body in the last month or two and started researching... Read more »

Please Explain Doctor About Hiv 2 (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2010)

Doctor, is Hiv 2 related to Hiv 1? That's it. Hope you answer and thanks.H.R. Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

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Women and HIV/AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

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keep testing negative but

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i have had 4 hiv 1 and 1 hiv 2 tests like many yrs after high risk exposures but still having mouth sores, flaky skin in eyebrows , swollen lymph node under the arm for 4 months so what is going on with me what should i do from here i know these Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...This group is for people who have tested out of their HIV window period, but remain with symtpoms of an unknown std: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/aunknownstdviralillness/ Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...* Frequent fevers and sweats * Persistent or frequent yeast infections (oral or vaginal) * Persistent skin rashes or flaky skin * Pelvic inflammatory disease in women that does not respond to treatment * Short-term memory loss ... Read more »

The Hope is there but fading

Posted by Regret101, 17 Replies
...Well I cant blame anyone but myself. I have become exactly what I hate and now I think that I may have contracted HIV from my mistake. 7 weeks ago I did the unthinkable in my mind and cheated. No excuses...alcohol and whatever it was my fault Read more »