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Does Acute Hiv Rash Itch

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acute hiv and skin conditions

I am a man and had unprotected sex with a girl three weeks ago and am wondering if acute hiv has any effect on your skin. I have a very mild rash on my chest and pubic region, and my hands have been raw and peeling with small red spots which come...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A rash is associated with acute HIV infection in as many as 50% of cases. The rash usually does not itch, is distributed over the upper trunk and limbs, and might Read more »

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Rash

Posted by eh3572, 1 Reply
...Can someone tell me what the rash looks like for acute HIV and also if it itches? Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and we plan to marry within 6 months so maybe I'm just scared somehow everything will be ruined. Could this have been the HIV rash? Thank you so much everyone. One! Read more »

Rash Question

Posted by eh3572, 2 Replies
...Can someone tell me what the rash for acute hiv looks like and also if it itches. I have this weird itchy red rash 8 days after exposure and it moved from my arms to hands and feet. I am worried sick. Read more »

acute infection- PLEASE REPLY

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...1. What is the timeframe for someone to experience ARS, IF they were to experience them, after exposure? 2. Where would the rash consistant with ARS occur? 3. What does the rash look like? Is it red? Read more »