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Hiv And Leg Rash

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Swollen legs, rash, question HIV

Went to cancer dr today and he palpated but was unable to locate any remarkable lymph nodes. I am going for a 6-month Elisa tomorrow and Now I am getting really scared. All of my CDC bloodwork was normal except for a protein and albumin. He will do...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Hardly time to plan your funeral. Obviously the most important thing for you to find out is whether or not you are HIV positive. Nothing in your note suggests to me that you have nephrotic symptoms; I'm not sure why you jumped to that... Read more »

Severe Rash on legs!

Dr. Young: Hi. I have very dry skin and a rash on both my inner thighs. Will HIV meds make this... Read more »

Rash on my leg

I have a wing worm like rash on my leg. I keep applying alcohol and peroxide, but it won't... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Personal Perspective: Eggs on Legs

"Oh, my God! When are you due?! Why didn't Beau tell me you're pregnant?!" This was the reaction of my former hairdresser (who still cuts my son's hair) after not having seen me for six months. She was so excited, making it that much more painful... Read more »
TheBody.com

Day 8 on Atripla: You Have a Rash on Your What?? (Video)

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Michelle Obama Visits HIV/AIDS Clinic in Botswana

"Michelle Obama on Friday began the second leg of her weeklong visit to Africa by wielding a brush to help paint a mural" at the Botswana-Baylor Children's Clinical Center of Excellence in the capital city of Gaborone, the Associated Press ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Secretary Thompson, U.S. Delegation Speak With HIV-Positive Clinic Patients in Rwanda

HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson on Tuesday on the second leg of his four-country trip to Africa visited Rwanda, where at least 13% of the country's 8.2 million people are HIV-positive, the AP/Las Vegas Sun reports (Ngowi, AP/Las Vegas Sun , 12/3).... Read more »
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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 2 Replies
About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days.

I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest).

I started... Read more »

Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...

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Crazy Rash and testing

Posted by ohcrap, 2 Replies
I have had this crazy rash that started on my arms then as it cleared up there showed up on my knees and then as it cleared up there showed up on my thighs so forth and so on. Oddly though it has only been on the arms and leg, and extremely itchy.... Read more »