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Skin breakouts with HIV/AIDS

I have a friend who has the HIV virus. She is approximately 45 years old. Recently she dropped lots of weight. She had not been on any medications until that point. Now she is taking meds but has not gained any weight and her facial skin is...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The skin problems are most likely not due to her medications (some skin problems have been associated with indinavir, and some drugs cause rashes, but by and large HIV medicines do not cause major skin problems). However, skin problems such as... Read more »

Zoster Breakouts

Hello and thank you for being there for all of us who have so many questions and concerns. My... Read more »

why did I breakout in hives for 3 months?

I went through a traumatic experience at work; however, days before that I had one occurrence of... Read more »
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U.S. Positive Women's Network

Report on an Institute: Developing 2010-2011 Latino HIV/AIDS Federal Policy Recommendations and Ensuring That the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Meets the Needs of Latinos

Co-chaired by the National Latino/Hispanic AIDS Action Agenda (NLAAN) and the Latino Commission on AIDS, this all-day institute reviewed epidemiological data on the epidemic, discussed the needs of the Latino/a community, and analyzed future... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Heroin Could See Spike in HIV Rates: Australian National Council on Drugs

The Australian National Council on Drugs' Asia-Pacific Committee is warning that a global increase in heroin production could mean more cases of HIV and hepatitis C at home. Conflict in the Middle East and a breakdown of law and order in southwest... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Kaiser Resources Examine FY14 Budget Requests for HIV/AIDS and Global Health

The Kaiser Family Foundation on Thursday issued new analyses of the president's FY 2014 budget request. U.S. Federal Funding for HIV/AIDS: The President's FY 2014 Budget Request provides an overview of federal funding for HIV in the budget plan,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Releases 2008 HIV Surveillance Report

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its HIV Surveillance Report, 2008 Vol. 20. This report presents data for cases of HIV infection and AIDS reported to CDC through June 2009. CDC's 2008 HIV Surveillance Report ... Read more »
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reoccuring herpes breakouts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read somewhere that if you have herpes and you have reoccuring breakouts that can be an indication of HIV. Is there any truth to this? Read more »

Folliculitis, with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had folliculitis breakout on my chest and has remained for 3 months, is this consistent with HIV. I have a neg- result 10 weeks post exposure. I have had 3 colds, with sore throat and headaches as well. Read more »

Folliculitis & HIV +

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies


Is it common for people who HIV+ that have folliculitis to have more severe breakouts and would the breakouts tend to be further widespread in different areas of the body rather than isolated to one specific body part?

I would also like to know at... Read more »

Living with HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey

I want to hear from anyone thats living with HIV and Herpes how they have coped with the 2 and whether there is any link to Herpes increasing the rapid progression of HIV? Read more »