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Genital Rash And Treatment

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Genital Rash???

Hi, I was just wondering if there have ever been any cases you know of where the rash at HIV seroconversion was a genital rash. 3 years ago when I might have been exposed, I developed a rash on my vaginal that went away by itself. I had never had...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I cannot tell you what might have caused your rash since there are so many reasons why a person might develop one. Since your HIV test was negative, I see no reason to suspect that it was HIV-related. The only people that I recommend get an HIV-2... Read more »

Unknown Genital Rash

I have a very peculiar rash on the shaft of my penis. It is painless and colorless. I just have a... Read more »

GENITAL RASH GROWING RAPIDLY

I have what started as two small spots on the inside of my leg high up. They then became scar... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment Approved to Reduce Infection's Spread, Too

The widely used genital herpes drug Valtrex (valacyclovir) can now be advertised as helping to prevent the spread of herpes simplex virus type 2, the Food and Drug Administration ruled Friday. Until now, the only advice for not transmitting genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment May Help HIV Patients: Study

In a study of 140 Burkina Faso women with genital herpes, twice-daily valacyclovir 500-mg taken for three months was shown to reduce HIV in the blood and HIV shedding in the vagina, potentially lessening the risk of transmitting the virus. The... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Skin Rash

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Eosinophilia: an increased number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Eosinophils are a part of the body's immune system that can damage healthy tissue if they malfunction. Non-nucleoside reverse... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

What is genital herpes? How common is genital herpes? How do people get genital herpes? What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes? What are the complications of genital herpes? How is genital herpes diagnosed? Is there a... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 9 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

anyone else w-a rash out there

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
i take sustiva and truvada and have been bragging about how great I feel....now I have this itchy bumpy rash did anyone else experience this.....I was just diagnosed 9-11-05 Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

genital ulceration days after exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everybody.

I am a guy who made a major mistake and had unprotected sex with a woman 3 weeks ago who I did not know. It did not last long... I ejaculated after about 30 seconds or so. Then I washed thoroughly. When I got home I rubbed an... Read more »