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Hiv Patient Skin Conditions

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Ask the Experts

Facial Rash

About a year before I was diagnosed HIV+ I developed a facial rash characterized by dry scaliness, redness and itchiness. It is mostly on my cheeks, upper lip, side of nose and eyebrows. It gets worse (on my cheeks) if I don't shave daily. It still...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV+ patients are at increased risk for many skin conditions. Among the most common is seborrhea dermatitis which often is located on the face the case with the characteristics you describe. Read more »

skin problems before HIV = rashes on AVT?

I have always had skin problems - acne, eczema, dermatitis, etc., including rashes on my arms every... Read more »

Skin problems: HIV or stress?

Hi... I've been HIV+ since 7/01. Not taking meds. Doing well, but... weird succession of... Read more »
Articles
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...emergencies. Recommended Daily Dose Recommended adult dosage (based on body weight) for the treatment of HIV infection: For patients weighing 132 lbs (60 kg) or greater: 40 mg taken twice daily (every 12 hours) by mouth, without... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...approved by the FDA on September 28, 2005 and was approved for use with other anti-HIV drugs in the treatment of HIV-1 infection in patients older than 3 months of age. In December 2006, use of emtricitabine was extended to children from birth to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...hepatitis B (18 years of age and older): One 300 mg tablet taken once daily by mouth, without regard to food. Note: For patients with renal impairment or patients undergoing hemodialysis, dosing adjustments may be needed. See the drug... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...vaccination or 18 days after contact with a smallpox case. The following are relevant additional points to smallpox vaccination in patients with HIV/AIDS. Q. What is the expected outcome of smallpox in the HIV-infected person in the absence... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... To Whom It May Concern: RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming Read more »