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Does Hiv Cause Eczema

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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 undetecktable and my CD count about 300. For the last 3 years I have suffered from eczema. My hiv doc. sent me to a dermatologist who put me cortison...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Eczema (dry skin) is common in general population and more common in HIV + patients. Trizivir has not been linked to a much a higher risk for eczema though drug skin is occasionally connected to AZT or 3TC but I would not have a high level in... Read more »

Eczema & HIV

If a patient has eczema ,what is the recommended treatment for a person who is HIV positive?... Read more »

Severe eczema?

Dear Dr. Daar,I am not sure if this is the correct forum for my question. It does not seem to fall... Read more »
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Natural Product Drug for HIV/AIDS and Eczema

Posted by Ali_Rezai, 1 Reply
You can use the seeds of thin chilli peppers that have been frozen to effectively treat HIV/AIDS. I made the discovery for treating eczema. I approached the Pharmaceutical industry to find a partner to test and develop it. Novartis (a top ten... 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 »

eczema

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone else suffer from eczema? I have went to a dermatologist and that's what they said it was. Sometimes it gets so bad I scratch it and make it bleed. It's on my elbows and back of my legs. I'm hoping this won't leave me scares. What... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »