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Does Hiv Rash Come At Night

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Hiv+ for 20yrs/No meds having night sweats/rash

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
I am a white male Nordic background and have never been sick.I have never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL... Read more »

Two Nights - HIV Exposure?

Posted by Browneyes, 2 Replies
This happened 5 weeks ago....

I am a female. I have been in an extreme panic state for the last 5 weeks. I was dating a guy and on one night performed oral sex on me. Then he rubbed his bare penis on my bare outer vagina. I was wet while he did... Read more »

Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...

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face rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
As some may know my doctor has told me to forget this issu of the HIV virus, I dont have had any symptom, I was just worried then , he evaluates my 6.5 week ELISA 3rd generation test and tell me that as he said I must not be worried about that, he... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is the acute HIV rash supposed to be itchy and hive-like? Also, does anyone know if it should react to antihistamines like Allegra? Thanks! Read more »
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False negative? Wasting,rashes,night sweats

My 54 year old mother, due to her worsening physical symptoms, is convinced that she is among the .5 of patients who test HIV negative, but truly are infected. She has had 3 tests in the last 3 months and her high risk (one time) exposure was about...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
The posibility of infection for your mother is extremely low.You may want to reassure her by doing an ultrasensitive HIV PCR that detects as little as 50 copies of the virus.... Read more »

Rashes and worried for HIV+

I would like to know the common symptoms that occur when contracted HIV. Do they occur together? Last month, I had sex with a girl whom I don't know at all. We had protected sex, and light kissing. But her vaginal secretions was all over my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please refer to A message about symptom questions for a thorough answer to your question.RMK... Read more »


hi doc,im a new mother of a two months old girl,before i had my baby i had three hiv tests and they were negative,im in bording school i las had sex with my fiance in my third month of pregnacy. he tested negative too every time he acomanies me to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The most likely explanation is that your recent positive HIV test is a "false positive" resulting from nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that developed during your pregnancy. (See below.) If a repeat HIV screening test continues... Read more »

Rash after 3 months?

I have been on Atripla for 3 months and haven't really had any side effects, besides the first night, when I dreamed that Denzel Washington was being eaten by an aligator. Oh, and when I had a late night at the waffle house and took my pill...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash seen with ATripla is usually due to the efavirenz and doesn't have either the timing or the appearance that you describe. Often there can be various forms of immune reconstitution skin manifestations as well as a range of HIV related... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pickett Fences: Day and Night, Night and Day and Night

It is the day after my 35th birthday. It is five-and-one-half years since I tested positive for HIV. It is nearly one year since I kicked my triple combo to the curb. It is minutes after watching, for the first time, a video journal I collaborated... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: A Night Out With the HIV-Positive

About 30 people gathered one recent Thursday evening at the Vlada gay bar in Hell's Kitchen for POZ, a party for HIV-positive men and their friends. Event producer and promoter Jacob Pring created the free weekly gathering to enhance the men's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Restaurants Gear Up for Night of Fundraising for HIV/AIDS

On Wednesday evening, April 25, 43 mostly Ottawa-area restaurants will participate in the ninth year of A Taste for Life, an event in which they donate 25 percent of receipts to local AIDS organizations. This year's beneficiaries are the Snowy Owl... Read more »
Being Alive

MY2K: A Coming of AIDS Story

On the eve of the millennium, while others prepared for a global meltdown as a result of Y2K, I had my own personal catastrophe. I got HIV. In truth, it may have been Halloween night or Christmas Eve. Happy New Year, Trick or Treat or a gift from... Read more »