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Does Hiv Cause Eczema

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Skin cracks from eczema and HIV in the public restroom

Dear Doctor, I'd like to ask the direct&short questions. Please help me. I've many skin crack and open cuts on hands and fingers (they were not heal yet at that time). I use the the hotel lobby restroom on August29,2010 and accidentally drop my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...needed to be on your cell phone while peeing and pooping in the hotel lobby restroom???Even with eczema-indued skin cracks, the HIV risk of diving into the unflushed tidy bowel to rescue your iPhone is nonexistent. Dr. Bob Read more »

Eczema and HIV ($50 donation - that's all I have)

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for what you do. You are absolutely amazing. Thanks for helping... Read more »

Can trizivir be the cause of my eczema?

Dear Doctor.I have been on meds since 1985,on trizivir for the last 8-9 years. My viral load is... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...called protease inhibitors (PIs). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Saquinavir mesylate was approved by the FDA on December 6, 1995, and saquinavir was approved by the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 12, 2010

... Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Body Shape Changes & HIV/AIDS Transmission of HIV & Hepatitis HIV/AIDS Treatment & Side Effects ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...flu, was that I did not catch it even though we were in such close proximity the whole time. Needless to say, this kicked my HIV anxiety into high gear. About 2 weeks after my exposure, I started to feel a slight burning sensation in my groin... Read more »

eczema?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering if anyone has experience with eczema, and if it could be relatated to early HIV infection? Read more »

Need some guidance and opinions

Posted by worrying0072, 1 Reply
...my stay in australia, i had winter eczema and had also something else which had rashes. I had no swollen glands at all. but shiverish chills. no fever as well. I went back to my own country at exactly the 4 week mark from the sexual encounter. I... Read more »

Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is the story about dry skin and hiv? the symptoms include eczema? does everyone that has hiv have bad skin? I have heard that hiv positive individuals develop dry Read more »