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Hiv Aids And Bad Skin

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Skin breakouts with HIV/AIDS

I have a friend who has the HIV virus. She is approximately 45 years old. Recently she dropped lots of weight. She had not been on any medications until that point. Now she is taking meds but has not gained any weight and her facial skin is...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The skin problems are most likely not due to her medications (some skin problems have been associated with indinavir, and some drugs cause rashes, but by and large HIV medicines do not cause major skin problems). However, skin problems such as... Read more »

Skin signs of HIV/AIDS?

So I've always had skin issues. At a young age I was diagnosed with Psoriasis and Keratosis... Read more »

Really bad dry skin on my face

Hi,I was diagnosed back on October 11th 2007. Prior to that (about 4 months prior)I started getting... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

On the Eve of World AIDS Day, Surgeon General's HIV/AIDS Assessment for America: Good ... Bad

Washington, D.C. -- On the eve of World AIDS Day, Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General David Satcher said that although infections may have fallen, HIV/AIDS still represents a severe and ongoing crisis in America, particularly for men... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Financial Tax to Fund HIV/AIDS Relief a "Bad Idea"

"HIV/AIDS is terrible, and so is poverty," but demanding "a tax on financial transactions to fund HIV/AIDS relief in poor countries" is "a bad idea," writes Eamonn Butler, director of economic-think tank the Adam Smith Institute, in an Addis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Panel Explores How Bad Relationships Put Black Women at Risk for HIV/AIDS

Among US women, African Americans bear the heaviest burden for HIV/AIDS diagnoses, representing 64 percent of cases, according to 2005 CDC data. High-risk heterosexual intercourse and intravenous drug use are the main modes of infection, but a Jan.... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Intelence Labeling: Severe Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions

Dear Healthcare Professional: Tibotec Therapeutics , in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, would like to inform you of an important safety update to the Severe Skin Reactions WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS section (5.1) of the... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research S

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research Study

A few years ago, when I was 24 yrs old, I sent out a mail-in HIV test kit that I had purchased from my local drugstore. About a week later, I called the phone... Read more »

I need your help so bad

Posted by zizo, 2 Replies

I have a very serious question concerning HIV transmission.
I live in the Third World. Couple of days ago I had a shave in a barbershop. The barber used an old school razor on me. I didn't see him sterilized the razor or change it. He just used it... Read more »

skin problems

Posted by cowboys, 2 Replies
Since being diagnosed with HIV I have experienced folliculitis. It has not responded to the antibiotics given by my dermatologist who seems to have given up on it. I am not on any meds yet. Is this something that we with HIV just have to live with? Read more »

How bad is.........

Posted by franfrog, 6 Replies
I know certain people react certain ways to different things but how bad is the sun for HIV? Does it have anything to do with it? What about tanning? Will this affect the HIV in anyway? I am as white as a ghost. My husband is Irish and I am... Read more »