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atripla scars and bloated stomach with truvada

Hi i am a 22 year old with one year hiv from a kidnap and rape sexual assault. I was given atripla when my cd4 count was at 250 . On day 8 i had the worst rash ever except the face . docs told me to come off it immediately. the rash went away only...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You have been unlucky with your experiences!!!! Pigmentation after a serious skin rash has a variable course-would recommend discussing with a dermatologist to see what else could be going on and what to expect over time. Bloating/increased... Read more »



penis scar and condom

hello ryan i had sex with an high hiv risk female at the time i had an rubbing burn on my penis... Read more »
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Curing HIV Removes the Scars of the Past

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This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . On Day 7 of my HIV meds (Atripla), I broke out in a rash. The doctor says that it... Read more »
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HIV Testing - Scarred

Posted by Manuxx, 1 Reply
I'm from Argentina, please excuse me for my bad english. I'm really worried about HIV, I had a risk exposure about 4 years ago. Vaginal penetration with a CSW, my condom broke and I continued about 30 seconds unnoticed. I took PEP (3tc for 28 days)... Read more »


Posted by rkbaba
i get pcr test and hiv duo ultra test after 15. days . both negative. clinic told me that u should get relax u have nothing but it is 30 days an i get flue and sore throat . i check the web and read alot of things about the window period.
can... Read more »

scarred about this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hree or six months? A follow-up question on the window period.
Answered ny Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor
I had received oral sex from a woman and was concerned about hiv. I didn't notice any open sores on my penis
or cuts. The... Read more »

HIV Rash???-HELP..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does a HIV type rash look like? It is part of ARS or ARC? When does it happen? Is it the first sign of HIV or AIDS???..please please help me..I cant take the worry and my doctor won't see me for two weeks!..I HATE HMO's

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