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Hiv And Face Rashes

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Face rash

Hi, my wife been on HIV treatment for 15 months, she has been taking a combo drug (GPO VIR) which i think is made in Thailand (where we live) she got her cd4 and virus counts done about 2 months ago which were improved from 250 to 400 and virus...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Facial rashes are common in the general population and even more so in persons with HIV infection. There are a wide range of common conditions for which the treatment can be quite different. Among the more common issues are seborrhea, froms of... Read more »

rash on face

I was diagnosed in 2003, and have had sucess with the meds ive been on, but suddenly deveoped a... Read more »

Rash on arms and face

I was recently diagnosed with HIV in July. I started a regimine of Norvir, Truvada and Reyatz... Read more »
Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center

Attention A&PI Community: Saving Face Really Can't Make Us Safe

May 19, 2011 marks the 7 th annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a federally endorsed observance highlighting the alarming rise in new HIV infections among Asians and Pacific Islanders (A&PIs), an often... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Las Vegas: Conference Looks at Changing Face of HIV

"Look at this face, this old, wrinkly, jowled face," said 67-year-old, Jane Fowler, smiling broadly. "This is another face of HIV." Fowler's story belies the common impression most people have about HIV/AIDS. She was not an IV drug user and had... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Face of HIV Is the Human Face

This Saturday, LOGO TV will air "Positive Youth," a documentary that looks at HIV/AIDS through the experiences of four young people in four US localities. The individuals -- a woman, 18, in a poor farm town; a man, 25, in a major city; an African... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Decade of Positive Faces: Kecia Larkin

Kecia Larkin, 40 Victoria, BC Diagnosed with HIV in 1989 CD4 count: 300 Viral load: undetectable "A woman moving to another stage of life with HIV, from 18-40 and on ..." How would you describe your health? My health is much better compared... Read more »
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face rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
As some may know my doctor has told me to forget this issu of the HIV virus, I dont have had any symptom, I was just worried then , he evaluates my 6.5 week ELISA 3rd generation test and tell me that as he said I must not be worried about that, he... Read more »

Face Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi All,
I really need to know something. I had sexual intercourse with a sex work in Asia. She used a condom when we had sex - unfortunately I don't know if it was latex? Sex workers usually have latex condoms right? How common is it to use a... Read more »

HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
Hello Friends,

During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I referred to a book in the British Council Library which says the following :
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Does rash on the face count as a symptom of ARS? I havent really seen how rash associated with HIV infection looks like..but can we have it on the face? Also I have had swelling in the neck , armpis and groin region. My risk was low to moderate... Read more »