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Hiv Effects On The Skin

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Skin side effects and HIV medications

I'm a + woman and regimen that i've been taking 2 years is Combivir and Viramune.My skin shows an instable character. When I take a bath, if i use a simple soap my skin becomes very dry, on the other hand if i use a body lotion to mouisturize my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...having a humidifier (that stays clean) in your bedroom might help. Seeing a dermatologist is often useful to optimize how your skin is feeling. Alpha-keri lotion and similar skin moisturizing products are variable helpful without a consistent... Read more »

acute hiv and skin conditions

I am a man and had unprotected sex with a girl three weeks ago and am wondering if acute hiv has... Read more »

Skin Side effects from taking ATRIPLA

I am one of those that got a very bad side effect from taking ATRIPLA and I can not get it to heal... Read more »
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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

...appearance of folds and sunken areas, and hides the fat loss. For most people who participated in PLLA clinical studies, the effects of treatment lasted for up to 2 years after the first treatment session.This medicine does not cure or prevent... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was Read more »

What do you think?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can you get HIV by letting someone cum on your chest with no cuts etc.? Thanks Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...read said herpes transmission is signifigantly reduced from men to women but not the opposit with condom use so how does that effect hiv? Read more »

Dry skin and HIV?!??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Was just diagnosised. But am taking things with a positive outlook. Just wondered... female, 26 my skin has gotten SOOOOO dry and itchy, also have dandruff never has been this bad before. Summer heat, or something more? I haven't Read more »