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Hiv Rash How Long Does It Last

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rash from atripla

Just started atripla and never been on meds for hiv. I had read that one may get a rash. Well, I did. all over my upper body. Front and back. How long should this rash last? A few days or weeks?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...antihistamines. Monitoring for more serious rash includes observing for any eye, mouth, lung involvement (mucous membranes). Your HIV specialist should be contacted for supervision/monitoring. KH Read more »

Sustiva rash

I am on Day 8 of sustiva and i am having a rash all over my body. How do i tell whether the rash is mild, moderate or serious?I am worried sick. I can't go out now and i am running out of leave. How long will the rash last? I can't work like this.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I would inform your HIV provider about your rash watching for involvement of eyes, mouth or other mucosal surfaces. Generally efavirenz related rashes Read more »

Persistent (Chronic) ARS Rash

Dear Experts,Can HIV-related rash take as long as 1.5 - 2 months to disappear? Is this usual? Or could it be followed immediately by another HIV-related rash?Thank you very much.PaulB
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...with acute retroviral syndrome is usually transient sometimes lasting for hours to days. Many of the rashes associated with HIV are non=specific and occur in the general population. People with HIV have a large number of skin problems that... Read more »

rash #2

mark, i know i'm bugging you, but i am so scared. i would appreciate if you describe what hiv rash looks like (how big, how long it usually lasts, and when it occurs). I can't eat correctly and have slight diarrea the last few days. my left...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...There are lymph glands behind the knees and elbows too. The rash looks more like a light sunburn, usually over the chest and back, can be on the face, and lasts a few days.MH Read more »
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2 quick question..hopefully a quick concise answer

Posted by anonworried
...I am FULLY aware that nobody can attempt to diagnose themselves on the internet. -- "typically" how long does an HIV rash last for, given the person is not on any meds? -- Does the rash tend to come about all at once in a central region, or Read more »

Hiv+ for 20yrs/No meds having night sweats/rash

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
...been sick.I have never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL around 1300. Doctor says that now they are saying... Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
...Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a Read more »

HIV RASH

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