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Does Flaky Skin Mean I Have AIDS

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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 »

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What was I thinking????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...scrap it off with a plastic knife, no bleedind or red spots, just more white. I went and got tested at 2.5 weeks for STDs also HIV(not worth squat, too early) The nurse told me not to worry, I was at low risk. asked about my tongue she said it... Read more »

should i be concerned

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i have been noticing some flaky skin in my eyebrows and under my chin and haveing some oral problems my exposures was 8,9,10 yrs ago i am a female would this be something Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptoms but testing negative are usually run of other boards and are told its all anxiety. I urge all members here to read the aidsmeds, thebody, webmd, healthboards and direct any people at those boards to this one if they are hiv negative... 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 »