Hiv And Arm Rash

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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 »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
At for weeks after possible exposure I got a soar throat no fever. That last 6 days and then I got at 6 weeks rashes on both of my arms. These rashes are located behind my arm where the biceps are. I took a test at four weeks and I cam out negative... Read more »

Anyone there???? Please help

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...when iron is old or soemthing like that. The dermatologist send me to do a herpes 2 test and was negative. Then he mentioned HIV and i'm still hear. # weeks after the incident like 12.20.07 i had 3 consecutive days high fever above 100, like... Read more »

Help! Nodes swelling-ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply because I had a swollen node under my right arm and a rash under my armpit by the node. She did not think it could be hiv but recommended I get tested if worried. My encounter was a few weeks ago so I will wait until 3 months. I am so... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey bud ,just wondering how your doin and what symptoms you and your wife still have.As you know ive tested neg for hiv hep b,c at 42 weeks.still have lots of bloating numbing of right hand pain in right side,runny stools and headaches and... Read more »
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