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Hiv Body Appearance

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Sudden appearance of body rash - HIV related?

I was diagnosed with HIV about 7 years ago. I have been relatively healthy and have never been hospitalized for HIV-related illnesses, or used any medications whatsoever. In the last two weeks, I have developed a body rash on my arms, back, lower...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Rashes are very common in the general population and more common still in HIV infected persons. Skin conditions commonly seeni n HIV infected persons include severe dry skin, seborrhea, folliculitis, and fungal skin infections. Correctly... Read more »

How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type... Read more »
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When will the swollen nodes appear after HIV infection?

Posted by esia501, 1 Reply
I've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »

Symptoms Appearance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Other than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »

symptoms an when do they appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
well its been more than 4 weeks since my possible infection and i still havnt felt anything wrong with my body, iv been eating alot (as usual LOL) and i also was in a travel to europe wich i felt great.
i heard that symptoms come 2 weeks after.
is... Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »