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Hiv Positive Urticaria

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Bumps, Welts and HIV

During the past three months I've noticed on a regular basis that I will have bumps and welts, sometimes several times a day, I will notice them and just as quick I see them, they are gone. I take atripla and have been since Jan.08, my last test...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...an on so that is a consideration. HIV infection can cause some patients to over react to skin allergens (such as bug bites). Urticaria/hives is common in the general population and can be difficult to identify the exact cause (even if seen by... Read more »

Bumps/Hives mainly on thighs

Is there some ingredient in foods or drink that cna cause these breakouts. Or is there something... Read more »

HIV and Hives

I have been Hiv positive for almost 15 years and to date have been very healthy. At this point and... Read more »
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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): TMC 114, TMC114 Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Darunavir, also known as Prezista or TMC114, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). Darunavir... Read more »
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An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...get a rash with any of the following symptoms, stop using etravirine and call your doctor or get medical help right away: Hives or sores in your mouth, or your skin blisters and peels Trouble swallowing or breathing Swelling of your face,... Read more »
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Crixivan

...yellowing of skin/eyes, changed skin color, dry mouth/sore throat, taste changes, painful urination, indigestion, joint pain, hives, and liver toxicity. Itchy/dry skin, ingrown toe nails, and hair loss are unique to Crixivan. Kidney stones, which... Read more »
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husband hive+ and i'm hive-

Posted by Anonymous
...My husband is hive+ and i'm hive- he was tested+ two years agonies is also hepatitis babbage what makes me very worried about his stub he is drinking Read more »

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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...i have cmv and ebv both vca igg positive in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have hiv to. i have tested duo test for hiv out to 100 days. ?? Read more »

I AM AT WITS END WITH PCP PREVENTION

Posted by southerncharm, 1 Reply
...discover that I'm allergic to sulfabiotics; finding out the hard way was not fun. I switched to Dapsone and within a week I had hives again, at that point I decided to switch doctors because I was also dealing with a syphillis infection which I... Read more »