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Flaky Skin After Giving A Bj Worried I Have HIV

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flaky skin

i have HIV and recently my face and scalp have become so dry and flaky. i am presently taking Lamzid and feverenz as my medication. is there a connection to my being HIV positive and what can i do to releave the dryness and itchines.tammy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tammy,HIV disease is associated with a variety of dermatological problems. Luckily most of them can be kept in reasonably good control with appropriate medications. Your dryness and itchiness may be related to seborrhea, eczema or a number of... Read more »

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Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

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