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rash & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently posted a question here about a rash as a symptom of ars.Thnx for those that replyed I appreciate it greatly.I was asked to be more specific about my exposoire so here goes.I was involded in a scuffle between one of my friends and things... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My foster child is hiv. Recently the meds were changed and rashes appeared all over the body. The docs stopped to med of viramune and started videx ec. The rashes appeared again. Of course we stay in constant contact with her docs. What can be... Read more »

Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If there is ARS i have a question. When would the rashes apear. During Serconversion or rashes can appear months after?? Read more »


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 »
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fear of hiv 2 -ars rash 18 yrs ago

I am the best friend of someone who has worried for almost 15 years about a rash she developed 18-19 years ago that sounds like the ars rash: it was on her entire front torso for 2 wks. had many red oval blotchy shaped patches with pits of dark red...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your friend has a severe anxiety disorder. I'm glad to hear that she is seeing a psychiatrist.The HIV test that she had should have settled her concerns if they were going to respond to reality, but her emotions are overpowering the facts.... Read more »

Could an HIV related rash show up within days?

Dear Judith. PLEASE HELP ME. I'm sorry but this will be a long question. But very important.I was sexually active with 2 males in Oct.2001 between Oct.14 & 23. On the 24 after having sex with the second partner I developed a rash in my...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine swfasf... Read more »

hiv rash

Hi I was exposed 7 months ago but 10 days after I went to the hospital to get tested and it was negative but now im getting this rash on my upper extremities trunk back arms they only get red when I take a warm showern I have no other symptoms is...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiLet's first talk about the testing. The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are... Read more »

Stressing Out - Rash behind knees now

PLEASE RESPOND AS I AM STRESSING OUT. I am a heterosexual male, married, two children. My wife and I seldom ever have sex (I'm talking 4 or 5 times a year). Sometime this past summer (June, July, or August) I was in an adult arcade and gave...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Your symptoms are not HIV-related. Receptive oral sex is a low-risk activity. Your test in December cleared you of any STD's from the incident. Since this is skin-based, it sounds like a Dermatologist might be your best bet. Again,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya Launches Campaign Against Child Abuse

Responding to a rash of media accounts of horrific mistreatment of children, including the story of a man who murdered his teenage nephew with a pitchfork because the boy had HIV, the Kenyan government today announced the launch of a new campaign to... Read more »

Update on Mississippi Child Cured of HIV, Plus Second Child Shows Signs of HIV Remission

The "Mississippi Child" remains in HIV remission and another child may also be functionally cured of HIV after very early treatment, according to a study presented by Deborah Persaud, M.D., at CROI 2014 in Boston. To recap, the case of the cured... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIH-Sponsored AIDS Drug Trials "Often" Did Not Appoint Advocates for Foster Child Participants, Associated Press Reports

NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children in at least seven states "often" did not appoint independent advocates for the children, according to a review of the studies conducted by the Associated Press, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

Rapid HIV tests have been found to be highly effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in clinical trials in India, according to a study published online Tuesday in PLoS Medicine , the Times of India reports (Sinha, Times of... Read more »