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Hiv And Skin Hives

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Combivir/Stocrin & Skin hives?

I was just recently diagnosed with HIV and my CD4 count was 4 last week. I started TB therapy (Rifafour) and ART (Combivir and Stocrin) just 4 days ago. Previously I had been having itching on my body, mainly arms and legs. Just yesterday I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Skin reactions/allergies would be fairly common with a situation like yours with the drugs being used. Careful monitoring (watch for Read more »

chronic hives followin pep treatment - truvada

Hi, I had a occupational exposure to hiv blood (eye splash). I was started on a course of Truvada... Read more »


we are both scare 14 years hiv allergy hives for 2 month any treament could be done is he dying... Read more »

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114) monitored closely. Call your healthcare provider right away if you experience the following signs of liver problems: Skin or white part of the eyes turn yellow (jaundice) Urine turns dark Bowel movements turn light in color ... Read more »

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...get a rash with any of the following symptoms, stop using etravirine and call your doctor or get medical help right away: Hives or sores in your mouth, or your skin blisters and peels Trouble swallowing or breathing Swelling of your face,... Read more »
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...yellowing of skin/eyes, changed skin color, dry mouth/sore throat, taste changes, painful urination, indigestion, joint pain, hives, and liver toxicity. Itchy/dry skin, ingrown toe nails, and hair loss are unique to Crixivan. Kidney stones, which... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...or by eating very hot or sharp, pointed food. To infect someone, the virus has to get past the body's defenses. These include skin and saliva. If your skin is not broken or cut, it protects you against infection from blood or sexual fluids.... Read more »
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not sure

Posted by Anonymous
...Could Hiv symptoms such as pale skin, weight loss, hives, and purple skin lessions come from anything else such as Hepatits Read more »


Posted by Malk, 2 Replies very worried about a sexual encounter with a girl in which the condom broke. About 2 monthns after that I started getting hives (Urcitaria). And it is said that skin rashes are a symptom of ARS. 1. Is Urcitaira a symptom? 2. at about 14 weeks... Read more »

Skin infections, abscesses, aaarrrghhhh!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Vancomycin IV (high dose to begin with), when they increased it I had allergic reaction. Was put on Avelox but broke out in hives. Luckily, I had enough of the antibiotic(s) in my system the abcess healed fine. Well, since then I have had 2... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...suppose (can't think of terms at the moment) and when i scratch it, my scratch marks will show up and raise from my skin like hives i guess? and it gets reallllly itchy but as soon as you stop scratching for awhile, the marks, the hives will all... Read more »