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Hiv And Scabies

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Scabies and HIV

Thank you so very much for your question and answer forum. I have read that scabies is a common skin infection in HIV infected people. However, I would think that an HIV+ or HIV- person would have the same likilihood of contracting scabies. It...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Not to my knowledge.... Read more »

HIV and Scabies

Can you get HIV if you catch scabies from someone who is HIV positive?... Read more »

still not clear about scabie and HIV

Dear Dr. Bob, First of all, you are awesome and a hero! I was wondering...about a year ago I broke... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Neem

Neem ( Azadiracta indica ) is a tropical evergreen tree sometimes known in India as "the village pharmacy." The essential oil of this tree is an antibiotic used against a variety of micro-organisms. It is particularly useful for skin conditions,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction The prevalence of skin disorders in AIDS patients treated in the palliative care setting is exceptionally high. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment of skin diseases in both HIV and AIDS can be an especially... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

How Common Are STDs? STD Prevention and Treatment Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Parasitic STDs STDs Transmitted by Other Means Sequellae of STDs (Possible Complications) STDs and HIV STDs Increase Risk for HIV How HIV Impacts... Read more »
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scabies

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm so scared of what is going on with my skin. The Scabies that I have is not going away. I will try my third treatment tomworrow night, but am still scratching, especially in my groin area with numerous areas inflammed on my leg and inner... Read more »

Part 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry, I hope that you all understood what I asked, First of all my English S*cks. I can try to refrase my question. If you will be diagnosed with HIV or other sexually disease will you by law have to tell your CDC the names on all persons you have... Read more »

BUMPS on chest and NECK for 3 months-- PLZ HELP

Posted by finallyfindigout
Hi everyone, I have another post up but am driving myself crazy here regarding these small bumps that keep popping up on my chest and neck-- derm said I had scabies a month ago, which I treated for and that these bumps were post-scabetic nodules- I... Read more »

is this sh*t for real

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
I am so over all this crap i am SICK of being SICK so here it is I go to the doctors the other day and he is going over all the strange blood work results (again) and he looks down at my knee and say oh we should biopsy that looks like KS so now i... Read more »