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Does HIV Cause Psoriasis

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Psoriasis and HIV

Hi Dr Bob.I was tested positive for HIV on 12/16/2010 and have been developing an episode of psoriasis (which I first had 4 years ago as my first episode). My CD4 count is 398 and my viral load around 1500. My doctor also my resistance to some drugs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi JCC,HIV disease can exacerbate many dermatologic conditions. I suggest you seek the help of an HIV-knowledgable dermatologist. Your HIV Read more »

Psoriasis

Can psoriasis increase with HIV? Or is it more likely caused by the stress accompanied by the... Read more »

psoriasis and AIDS

Hi Dr. Feinberg-I have a question. I was diagnosed with AIDS in July on this year. CD4 120 and... Read more »
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Echinacea

...use of echinacea (up to two weeks) to treat colds or flu does not present any serious risks to people with HIV. However, both AIDS researchers and herbalists warn against long-term use of echinacea. What Are the Side Effects? There are no... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...and muscle aches. Because IL-2 stimulates the immune system, it can make some immune disorders get worse, including arthritis, psoriasis, and diabetes. It can also reduce the number of neutrophils, a type of infection-fighting cell, and can cause... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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scared any advise

Posted by scared2008, 1 Reply
...sick with chills, losing my hair ,fever stiff neck and joints, muscle pain lymp nobes. heat like rash on fore arms, developed Psoriasis, and my nail beds were very pale and white. i also found out around the same time that i was a couple weeks... Read more »

Maybe it is not HIV

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
...not get out of bed the next for 2 months I have gradually lost some of the fatigue but now deal many infections (thrush,EBV,psoriasis,low testosterone,low b-12, mouth sores,ect) these are real symptoms. I have been dealing with this (virus) for... Read more »

MY STORY

Posted by zazoo, 2 Replies
...my tongue. My immunologist told me it was a severe case of geographic tongue which can be caused by HIV, a mainfestation of psoriasis. I still have the blemishes up till now even though I noticed recently that they are less conspiceous. 6... Read more »

Read his Symptoms from year 2000 - tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my tongue. My immunologist told me it was a severe case of geographic tongue which can be caused by HIV, a mainfestation of psoriasis. I still have the blemishes up till now even though I noticed recently that they are less conspiceous. 6... Read more »