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Hiv And Psoriasis

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Psoriasis and HIV

Hi Dr Bob.I was tested positive for HIV on 12/16/2010 and have been developing an episode of psoriasis (which I first had 4 years ago as my first episode). My CD4 count is 398 and my viral load around 1500. My doctor also my resistance to some drugs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi JCC,HIV disease can exacerbate many dermatologic conditions. I suggest you seek the help of an HIV-knowledgable dermatologist. Your HIV Read more »

Scared with pre-existing psoriasis and recently hiv infection

I have been feeling very worried and upset since reading an article which suggests that people with... Read more »

Is psoriasis a common indicator of HIV?

I have what I believe to be a patch of psoriasis on my leg. Never had it before. Thought it might... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Echinacea

...use of echinacea (up to two weeks) to treat colds or flu does not present any serious risks to people with HIV. However, both AIDS researchers and herbalists warn against long-term use of echinacea. What Are the Side Effects? There are no... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...and muscle aches. Because IL-2 stimulates the immune system, it can make some immune disorders get worse, including arthritis, psoriasis, and diabetes. It can also reduce the number of neutrophils, a type of infection-fighting cell, and can cause... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rash but i dont know if its HIV, when does this rash show during the stage of HIV ? is it at the later stages ? and when does psoriasis show ? Read more »

Still Not Convinced - 10 Months Later

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on one of my fingers). About 1 week later I developed various symptoms, including chills, very mild sore throat, some itchy hives, swollen glands esp in my groin, diarrhea, night sweats, weight loss and loss of appetite. As the months wore on, I... Read more »

Quandary about HIV

Posted by squanderer, 3 Replies
...Hi, I haven't been diagnosed but have enough symptoms to feel fairly confident I have it. Shingles, Psoriasis 3 kinds, seborrheic Dermatitis..... I haven't been tested since I was always so careful and never thought there was much of a Read more »

Maybe it is not HIV

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
...not get out of bed the next for 2 months I have gradually lost some of the fatigue but now deal many infections (thrush,EBV,psoriasis,low testosterone,low b-12, mouth sores,ect) these are real symptoms. I have been dealing with this (virus) for... Read more »