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Flaky Spot On Arms Sign Of Hiv

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Fuzeon

...enfuvirtide or T-20 Brand Name: Fuzeon Class: HIV fusion inhibitor (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: One subcutaneous (under the skin) injection of 90 mg (1 ml) twice daily (every 12 hours) into the upper arm, thigh or abdomen. Can be taken with or without food, with no food restrictions. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: ...
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HIV + Skin Issues

Hi I am an African American diagnosed HIV+ in 2005 I have been on Atripla since 2007 I have 2 skin issues the first something that appears like small Hives on stomach back and upper arms they do not itch I also have a dark mark on the head of my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Occasionally I have seen dark spots appear on the skin (usually palms and soles of feet) in African American pxs taking Atripla (most likely due to the FTC or emtricitabine). Read more »

fatugue from Kaposi's sarcoma

Before I say anything else I have to state I am not certain if I am HIV+, I get my results wed. However I am almost certain that I am. About a month ago I developed some kind of sore or bump on my right leg. I popped it and I think puss came out. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

hiv symptoms - rash upper arms

I had an unprotected sexual encounter 1 week 4 days ago.Since then I have been totally paranoid about hiv and have been scanning the web for symptoms.I am normally a very anxious person and this has made me feel completely sick with fear.1 week 1...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The rash you described would be very unlikely to be due to HIV infection. Since for many persons stress over the issue can be high, I would suggest talking to someone about an HIV test in Read more »

Redish Spots on chest and back

In 1986 I was diagnosed as HTLV-111 Positive (HIV) during a routine screening in the Armed Forces. I have not had any major changes in my health other then depression (I am taking paxel). Now 20 years later, I started getting red spots on my chest...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You need to see a doctor about the rash. It can only be diagnosed by a physical exam. Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but others can be dangerous. For example, one brand of "Brain Wave Synchronizer" caused epileptic seizures.... Read more »
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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside the mouth; swollen and painful spots on neck, armpit, or groin; and unusually warm skin.... Read more »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...there are at least 8 men with KS for each woman. It is one of the most visible signs of AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin, and bluish, brownish or black on dark skin. Lesions... Read more »
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Tuberculosis

...TB protein) is injected under the skin of the arm, and the test is "read" 2-3 days later, by a technician who looks at that spot on the arm to see how it looks. The test is positive if the area turns red or develops a hard swelling. (But don't... Read more »
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weird purple spots!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...almost 2 years now. i havent been sick or anything but yesterday i noticed weird purple spots like bruises on my body, on my upper arms and on my legs near my knees. their small and they dont hurt but they look gross. i dont burise easy and... Read more »

red spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ABOUT MY RASH SOME OF YOU SAY ITS HEAT RASH....IT SEEMS TO BE ONLY ON MY ARMS..AN UPPER ARMS....BUT NOW IT SEEMS TO BE A LITTLE ON MY CHEST.....ASIDE FROM MY ITCKY RED SPOTS...I HAVE SOME PIN-POINT RED-SPOTS ON MY ARMS, Read more »

rash on upper arms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi all- I have a quick question..I know you'll help since you are all so informative! My upper arms are kind of blotchy red, and have quite a few little red pimples on them...there is no itching. I noticed this about 2 months Read more »

What are these tiny pin head bright red spots?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...They are on my upper arm and chest, pin head size and bright red, they look like dots of paint. There are 8 on my left arm and 4 on my chest. They have Read more »