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Does Hiv Create Acne

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Acne and facial rash

I am female and started taking Truvada and Efavirenz six weeks ago after being diagnosed with HIV during a routine medical. I have developed an itchy rash on my face that disappears for a day or two when I use hydrocortisone ointment.I also got acne...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some patients seem to develop reactive (almost teenage like) skin when starting HIV meds perhaps as a part of the spectrum of immune reconsitution. Flares of seborrhea can also be seen as well as occasionally Read more »

Ance Breakout

I've recently started taking Lexiva, Truvada, Norvir, and about a week and a half into it I started... Read more »

HIV pos & breaking out with pimples on my back and stomach

I dont have problems with acne usually. I am breaking out with Painful pimples on my back and... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Flushes and No Dizziness. So my concern is Was it Sero Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red... Read more »

folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I KNOW symptoms do not equal hiv, and I KNOW I need to see a doc for symptoms, but I have to wait until I get paid. I have a red bump on my leg a little smaller Read more »

Pimples and Advanced HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...for over 3 years. I have researched the disease, but have been unable to find much on puss and HIV. I know it is bad to pick pimples, (and i cant believe I am writing this, for it sounds grosser than I make it out to be)but does the virus live... Read more »

Acne on butt the same?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I tested negative but im confused i had all symptoms and acnes that doctors call folliculitis on my ass. it started 8 weeks after exposure and remains 1 year later it looks like large pimples Read more »