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Early Hiv Rashes

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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HIV seroconversion rash

DR. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT THE EARLY SIGN OF HIV RASH LOOKS LIKE. HOW FAST IT CAN APPEAR AFTER INFECTION. ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The rash that can occur during seroconversion usually appears within 10-21 days of exposure to HIV. Typically the rash is flat or barely raised, with small reddish dots/spots.... Read more »

Skin and Early HIV

Hey Doc, Couple of quick questions for you? In first year or so of infection are their any skin problems you see in the majority of your patients! Im negative sice my last test in january but notice some brown round skin marks on legs. Is this a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Other than a transient rash during acute infection, in early chronic disease, skin conditions unless already preexisting, are not common.MH... Read more »

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Common in early asymptomatic HIV infection?

Hello Dr.Feinberg, Great job your doing! Cheers to you for helping all of us! Four months ago(first exposure) and 11 weeks ago(last exposure), I had an unprotected sexual relationship with a Co-worker. We were with each other on 6 different...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thanks for your comments-- you're right, inte;lligence is no barrier to HIV infection. Despite your many worries, the fact that two test have been negative is hopeful. Hang in there!... Read more »

multiple symptoms- DILS in early HIV?

Doc, yesterday, i had my creatinine and lover enzymes checked. My creatinine was nirmal at 1 while my sgpt was very high at 174 while it was just at 39 in november.I have experienced a constellation of symptoms , some are already gone but some had...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I do not know if this is HIV. I do know that an HIV test will determine if you are infected. Sounds like you need an in person doctor. Please discuss with one as your symptoms could be due to any number of different ailments. DW... Read more »
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Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had weird symptoms for the last month (more intense the last two weeks).

They started with itching and then came a huge headache (constant with front and back of the head), pain in my neck, a little bit of diarrhea (gone now), a white tongue... Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks, just wondering if you guys who are HIV+ out there can remember when you first got infected, if you experienced any of the suite of symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, also called AVS acute viral syndrome). This means, sore... Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Early HIV symptoms

Posted by paulnewman, 1 Reply
OK here's the deal. I performed oral on a married woman at more than a month ago. I massaged her clit with my tongue and digitally massaged her g-spot for several minutes. I finished it off with protected vaginal sex. I didn't have access to any... Read more »