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Hiv Scalp Condition

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Bumps/welts/bites or boils on scalp

I am taking Epzicom, Norvir and Lexiva. Recently I developed a bump on my scalp resembling an insect bite. It burst and oozed clear liquid and took a while to clear up. Then I noticed about 4 of the same bumps at one time. They cleared up after...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...how long you have been on your current regimen nor how your blood tests look or what other health problems you might have. HIV+ persons have an increase rate of skin problems which often include exagerated responses to insect bites as well as... Read more »

Scalp Problems

About three years ago I got folllicutis on my neck. I ahd this cleared up but before it cleared up... Read more »

Itching, burning on scalp, face, and groin area

I have been experiencing, itching in the scalp area, the faceand ear area, as well as crotch and... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...In rare cases, herpes can infect the facial or eye nerves. This can cause outbreaks around the mouth, on the face, neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the... Read more »
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Vitamins and Minerals

...Micronutrients can be found in many foods. Healthy people might be able to get enough vitamins and minerals from their food. People with HIV or another illness need more micronutrients to help repair and heal cells. Also, many medications can... Read more »
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Posted by worried17
... an itchy scalp a symptom of hiv? Read more »

Rash in the scalp

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, Has anyoone ever had rash in the scalp or heard of it as a symptom of HIV infection? Read more »

folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I KNOW symptoms do not equal hiv, and I KNOW I need to see a doc for symptoms, but I have to wait until I get paid. I have a red bump on my leg a little smaller Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had shingles in 2002, and has felt fine since then. Although I do occassionally get dandruff. I had a dermatologist take a scalp sample and he said it was negative. Whatever that means.... Anyone know if this is true? Anyone of you guys get... Read more »