Hiv Rash In Child

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I just found out my friend has HIV and she now has 3 kids. The second born n third born were born while she had HIV. Now the second born is breaking out with bumps all over her body...very bad rash and her lips are very dry/chapped...could her...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are many causes of rash in children besides HIV so most likely some other condition but highly recommended that the children get tested--supporting persons with Read more »

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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 »

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 Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...course we stay in constant contact with her docs. What can be done about these rashes appearing out of no where and covering the childs entire body. No problems with epivir or retrovir and rashes. We are so scared for this child. It has... 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 »