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Hiv Cheek Rash

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Hiv-negative with sunken cheek

Dear Dr Bob . . . first I want to thank you for the wonderful job you do here and I wish you will get another 50 healthy years. The first weeks after my mistake in Brazil (Rio) I had almost chronic diahorrea, fever and profuse nightsweats, pruritic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've had 12 negative HIV tests out to 4 years and you wonder "why the test can't pick up (your HIV) infection"????? Hmmm . . . well, let me make a wild guess here . . . um . . . perhaps, just perhaps, you don't have... Read more »

fractures orbital and cheek want to see a hiv doc for sculptra

can you help me find an expert in atlanta for facial wasting? i dont have hiv i had a severe facial... Read more »

HIV with Swollen Lymph Node on Left Facial Cheek

I am caregiver to a friend who has been HIV+ for 17 yrs. He recently has an attack of herpes in the... Read more »
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Bishop Kwabena Rainey Cheeks

  About Bishop Kwabena Rainey Cheeks Age: 53 Home: Washington, DC Diagnosed: 1985 Many black religious figures have been slow to address the growing HIV epidemic among African Americans, but Bishop Cheeks is not one of them. The onetime... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »
Body Positive

The Lipodystrophy Look

After years of being HIV-positive, I seem to have recently developed the "look" of having this disease. My face has lost its fullness and my cheeks have sunken into my face. Now, I feel self-conscious that everyone who looks at me can tell that I... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Editorial: The Prison Rape Elimination Act

Many may turn the other cheek, or even feel the actjustified, but there is nothing acceptable aboutprison rape. Prison rape in the U.S. correctionssystem is a serious issue that places victims ofthe assault at great risk of contracting sexually... Read more »
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Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
Hi! I'm a 41yo French heterosexual man and I live in Pennsylvania. Three years ago, I started to notice a sudden fat loss in my cheeks in a short period of time. I was worried about something serious and I had various blood test for cancer and HIV... Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi all and thanks for reading!

I am a 31 y/o light skinned black female. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend (38 y/o) of 3 months a little over a month ago. At this time I also had my regular localized minor acne episode on my face and I picked... Read more »

POZ + big lower cheeks + high CD8 count = DILS

Posted by BabyPeanut, 1 Reply
If you are infected with HIV and have developed swollen cheeks and a
high CD8 count that does not go away with time then you probably have
DILS. Fortunately, unless it turns into cancer, DILS is harmless. It
is a good idea to have your doctor confirm... Read more »

Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...

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