Hiv Rash And Bumps On Forehead

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Thank you for your educational humor

First let me start by thanking you for all of your work and dedication to providing educational information to the public as well as to anxious individuals like myself. Your personality as done wonders to help many weary and suicidal souls as they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I agree insertive oral sex carries only a very minimal risk for HIV acquisition. As for your two dermatological complaints, the foreheadrash and possible hives, these are not worrisome for or Read more »

Itchy face and neck on atripla

I've been on Atripla now for 4 weeks (hiv and hep b). I am just now getting adjusted to it. I'm now getting itchy bumps on my face & neck. Clear fluid comes out slightly if I scratch a lot. Not fun. Started out as very dry skin, rough in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You guess correctly about the recommendation to have your HIV doc and/or a dermatologist look at the rash. Localization to one area is sometimes a clue to a topical reaction to a something Read more »

Rash induced by PI/Antiretrovirals

Thanks for your answer to my recent questions regarding diarrhea and the new drug regiment I recently started (Presista, Norvir, Truvada, Virimmunem, bactrim). Takimg the bulk fiber supplement did the trick. Now I am having a problem with skin...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Rashes are impossible to evaluate over the Internet. I would strongly suggest you show the rash to your HIV specialist. He'll be able to tell you if it's anything to be concerned about. If it's allergic, antihistamines may help.Good Read more »

dr bob, SINCERE thank you, please post

doc,it has been 70 days since my exposure to the virus, and i am going to do a blood test today. it is not easy, doc, to make this decision. it is true that, most people don't think that this can happen to them, it is like somebody else's problem,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Just as you are "almost convinced" you have it, I'm even more convinced you do not! Oral sex carries an extremely low risk for HIV transmission. "Hard grinding/brushing without penetration" carries essentially no HIV risk. Rashes and small... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Well here I am worrying about HIV. My exposure was oral I suck a guy he did not cum. So sometime latter I get a sunburn on my face. No big deal right? Well my Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know there is little one can say about the HIVrash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? Read more »

low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
...since i just noticed today! im so worried right now because all i've heard is that rash and fever occur concurrently only when HIV is present... this is what ive found on the net, and so im so frightened! however, my exposure was relatively low... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Of all the so-called symptoms the rash seems to be the most difficult for the experts to explain. How long do they last? Could it just be on on part of the body like Read more »
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