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Early Hiv Folliculitis

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...over 50 have any special concerns around IRIS. So far, it does not appear to affect these populations more often or severely. What Does the Research Show? The research on predicting and diagnosing IRIS is still in its early stage, though more discovery releases new information every few months. Below is some recent study information. Asthma Medicine A type of immune chemical, called a leukotriene , causes different types of...
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Is folliculitis a side-effect of Kaletra (Follow - up)

Dr. Henry, thanks for your response to my previous question. Here is a follow-up. I went back to the dermatologist after 3 weeks on Keflex 500mg 2x daily. There was much improvement, but not to the dermatologist's satisfaction. The...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I haven't seen much folliculitis due directly to Kaletra. Folliculitis often can have a fungal component so antifungal shampoos (used as soap) or pills can be Read more »

SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS

What's the frequence in patients with hiv infection of pityriasis versicolor, pityrosporum folliculitis and seborrheic dermatitis? It's also common to see these skin lesions during phi or early stages of hiv desease?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those fungal infections and seborrheic dermatitis are seen in the general population. Folliculitis seems more common in HIV infected persons. In my experience none of those conditions are very helpful in identifying recent HIV infection though... Read more »

is folliculitis a symptom of aids

Is recurring folliculitis a sign of AIDS?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. Read more »

confused: is folliculitis a symptom of HIV?

Dear Dr.I have been reading your replys for quite sometime now. First off, thank you for takng the time to answer people's questions. I am confused. You say that folliculitis is not a symptom but often occurs in people with hiv. Would that not...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...be specific or at least characteristic of that disease. Folliculitis is an extremely common skin problem, and occurs in both HIV+ and HIV- people, so it is not a "symptom" of HIV, and having folliculitis is not a clue to a diagnosis of HIV... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are diagnosed while diabetes is in its early stages, you may not have any symptoms. Glucose Tests Since there are not always obvious symptoms of diabetes,... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though you... Read more »
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folliculitis and bump in throat??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is folliculitis common in early HIV (2-3 months after infection?) i have several infected follicles that itch and burn on my stomach.... I've had swollen nodes for Read more »

Folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is Folliculitis a symptom of early HIV infection? Read more »

10 Months of Tests, Folliculitis, HELP!

Posted by sotiredofthis, 2 Replies
...urine showed up clear and they said I probably had condom reaction (never wear them normally). So, on to the tests: @ 1 month: HIV 1 EIA, PCR, HSV I&II, HepPanel, Syph, Chlamid, Ghon, BLood word -- all negative/normal @ 2,3 months: HIV... Read more »

folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I think I may or may not have symptoms of folliculitis. First off I have been tested for HIV about a year and a half ago and was negative. I have had some risky behavior since then (unprotected sex with female) and unprotected Read more »