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Does Hiv Rash Flake When Healing

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White flakes on the skin

I have tried so many dermatologists-creams,loproxother medicated medicines but sigh, my crusty skin around the nose and white flakes on it seems to come and go as and when and it is very embarassing,sometimes forms a reddish rash if I were to scrub...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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I really would not know. You need to see a dermatologist that sees a lot of HIV patients. You may want to talk to your doctor Diprolene or Vytone creams. You may want to have the doc take a sample and run some cultures to see if it is a fungal or... Read more »

Extreme Dry Flaking Skin

My best friends husband has had AIDS for some years. He now is suffering from extreme dry flakey... Read more »

Bites that itch and wont heal

My partner has been HIV positive for 8-10 years and it not yet on any HIV medication (counts are... Read more »
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When Does the Healing Begin?

Why is the rate of HIV infection still out of control in a country that has nearly eradicated smallpox, polio and Legionnaire's Disease? Globally we have worked together to manage leprosy, malaria and sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Film Gospel of Healing Looks at Response to HIV/AIDS in Black Churches

In his documentary The Gospel of Healing Vol. 1: Black Churches Respond to HIV/AIDS , filmmaker Paul Grant compiled stories of five black churches' HIV/AIDS ministries in their communities. Viewers have a "visceral" reaction to the film, as if they... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Film The Gospel of Healing Previews This Weekend

Bay Area residents will have the opportunity to view the documentary The Gospel of Healing Volume I: Black Churches at two venues in Oakland and San Francisco on October 27 and 28. The film, directed by Paul Grant, demonstrates how Black churches... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Spiritual Healing Threatening Adherence to Antiretrovirals in Uganda, Official Says

Unverified spiritual healing promoted by some churches throughout Uganda is threatening HIV-positive patients' adherence to antiretroviral drugs, Robert Ochai, executive director of The AIDS Support Organisation , said recently during the... Read more »
Connect With Others

What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

HIV- falling head over heals w/HIV+ & confused

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I'm HIV- and recently met and went on a few dates with an awesome guy who is HIV+. He told me he was HIV+ on our second date, after I told him I was a recovering alcoholic. The fact that he disclosed his HIV status so honestly to me is so... 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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And Yet another Rash Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can HIV rash resemble a bruise and disapear after a week and a half?

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