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Hiv Related Foot Rash

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools Viral Load Test Resistance Test Tropism Test Hypersensitivity Test for Ziagen Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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hiv-related rash

Thanks for all the effort you are doing here! My question is: how does the hiv related (not the treatment related) rash looks like? Or can it look like any type of rash?Are there differant types of hiv-related rashes?...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The rash of acute HIV infection is typically red and may be present over the trunk, face and extremities. Rashes can also occur during chronic HIV infection, and they may include many different manifestations, most commonly folliculitis (red... Read more »

Hi could this rash be HIV related

Can you please tell me if you believe that this rash I have could be related to HIV? It has been a month since a possible exposure....and for 2 days I have had this little bumps all over my legs and a bit on my arms that are really itchy. They are...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and can not give you a medical opinion. It is best if you would go consult a physician in person for him or her to be able to diagnose what might be going on.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Sudden appearance of body rash - HIV related?

I was diagnosed with HIV about 7 years ago. I have been relatively healthy and have never been hospitalized for HIV-related illnesses, or used any medications whatsoever. In the last two weeks, I have developed a body rash on my arms, back, lower...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Rashes are very common in the general population and more common still in HIV infected persons. Skin conditions commonly seeni n HIV infected persons include severe dry skin, seborrhea, folliculitis, and fungal skin infections. Correctly... Read more »

What does HIV related rash look like? - Please answer Dr Kull

Hi Doctor Kull,I have researched and read through all the questions but there are no real description of what HIV related rash symptom look like? -Is is big and red or come in patches of small rashes? -Does it itch? -Does it bleed when scratched?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see <a href=http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q46052.html target=_new>ARS Rash</a> for an answer to your question.RMK... Read more »
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HIV related rash.......Too worried....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

1 mth ago ,I am tested non reactive to HIV1 and HIV2 ,that is 4-5mths after my protected virginal sex exposure.
However,I have been getting 1-3 slight itchy small bumps(1mm) either on my chest,below my neck, calf,forearm,behind neck,near belly... Read more »

HIV Rash???-HELP..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does a HIV type rash look like? It is part of ARS or ARC? When does it happen? Is it the first sign of HIV or AIDS???..please please help me..I cant take the worry and my doctor won't see me for two weeks!..I HATE HMO's

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Athlete's foot getting worse due to hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had athletes foot ever since I've been young. My feet always crack and peel. If you were infected with hiv after 13 weeks would it cause your foot problem to get worse? I am noticing more peeling lately. Read more »

Rash!!!!! on my feet???!!!

Posted by stupidgirl, 3 Replies
this morning i woke up to a itchy foot. Just one foot. My left foot, applied lotion and went about my day. I get out of class take off my shoes and socks. Now i have a rash on both feet. Just on the top, and it spreads if i itch it. this is very up... Read more »