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Does Flaky Skin Mean I Have Hiv

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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 »

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 »

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
...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 »