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HIV Rash--PLEASE help...

I am hoping you will be able to answer my question. What are the characteristics of an HIV related rash? I have a quarter sized red area with red raised bumps on my lower stomach. It is not anywhere else on my body and it just itches rarely. It...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Philly Guy,Can I help you? Sure. Now what was the problem? Oh yeah, you havent had sex since January. OK, well yes, that is indeed a problem. What kind of action are you looking for sailor? Oh sorry, I must have misread your intentions.First... Read more »

HIV Rash contagious?

Hi Richard. I need some advise. I went for a sensual massage last week. These were what... Read more »

Persistent rash, possibly from HIV meds

I have a persistent rash that I call "baboon butt" because of its placement and color... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Lomatium

Lomatium is primarily found in western North America, although related species grow in other areas. Several species are used for medical purposes, including Lomatium dissectum and Lomatium suksdorfii . The latter is an endangered plant.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increased Ryan White CARE Act Funding to Rural Areas Should Not Come at Expense of Urban Areas, Editorial Says

Reauthorization of the Ryan White CARE Act , which provides funding for HIV/AIDS programs in the U.S., has stalled in Congress for months because of the "cynical assumption that a Solomon-like choice must be made between two groups of states," a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Determinants of Recent HIV Infection Among Seattle-Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

The study authors sought to identify HIV infection risk factors related to partner selection and sexual behaviors with those partners among men who have sex with men (MSM) in King County, Wash. Participants were recruited from Seattle-area HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Articles on HIV Prevention in U.S.; KNOW HIV/AIDS Launches "The Know is Spreading" Campaign; Fact Sheet on Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Hurricane-Affected Areas

"Families Living With HIV ," AIDS Care : M.J. Rotheram-Borus and colleagues from the University of California-Los Angeles write that the HIV/AIDS epidemic's early focus on individuals has become "inadequate" and that family-based models of... Read more »
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HIV Rash..PLEASE answer ( JackieB)?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, here is my deal...I have had a small red/pinkish area with very small slightly raised red bumps on my stomach for a month. The whole area is about the size of a quarter. It does not itch, but does feel a bit irritated at times The red/pinkish... Read more »

HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
Hello Friends,

During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I referred to a book in the British Council Library which says the following :
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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... 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 »