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Does Hiv Rash Flake When Healing

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...the effectiveness of HIV treatment. HIV+ women who begin treatment asrecommended have been found to do as well as HIV+ men. Although treatment seemsto work as well in women, in some cases, the side effects may differ: Rashes: Researchers say that HIV+ womenare more likely than men to experience skin rashes from HIV medications. Liver problems: Women are more likelyto experience liver problems as a medication side effect. In fact,...
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Dry flaking skin

I have dry flaking white spots/skin on the shaft of my penis it comes and goes with no pain at all
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Although I am not exactly sure what you have, I can suggest some possibilities including a yeast infection, or possibly a bacterial infection, or an allergic reaction. My suggestion is that you see a doctor so he or she can do a proper evaluation. Read more »

Strange rash

Hi, I have been diagnosed with HIV for about 10 months and on Truvada and Kalatra and I have this really irritating rash on my face, chest, back, and neck and the skin feel very tight and it becomes flaky and sheds and the more I wash my face the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Skin problems/rashes are very common in the general population and increased further in HIV+ persons. Seborrhea, eosinophilic folliculitis, and Read more »


I know that you are very busy and have lots of these emails sent to you everyday, but please reply! I am a female who had 3 weeks of unprotected sex with a high risk guy. I tested negative 24 weeks after the last possible exposure. here is my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would be impaired.3. Yes, 24 weeks is indeed six months. Your 24-week negative test is definitive and conclusive. Additional HIV testing is neither warranted nor necessary.4. I find no reason to suspect delayed seroconversion from the information... Read more »

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.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...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 Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know there is little one can say about the HIV rash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...recommended I use this new Afro Amer. facial soap bar. As my face started to clear up, about 2 weeks later, I developed this rash on my face in the inner cheek area on both sides and here and there on the rest of my face. It didn't burn or... Read more »

Accutane or HIV rash?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...WHat is the HIV rash like? Dr. Bob said "papular eruption". My rash is above, on, and below my armpits. It is just red and raised skin. It itches, Read more »

What does HIV rash look like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am concerned about infection. Read more »