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Hiv Skin Conditions

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acute hiv and skin conditions

I am a man and had unprotected sex with a girl three weeks ago and am wondering if acute hiv has any effect on your skin. I have a very mild rash on my chest and pubic region, and my hands have been raw and peeling with small red spots which come...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A rash is associated with acute HIV infection in as many as 50% of cases. The rash usually does not itch, is distributed over the upper trunk and limbs, and might Read more »

skin problems before HIV = rashes on AVT?

I have always had skin problems - acne, eczema, dermatitis, etc., including rashes on my arms every... Read more »

Keletra side effects

My son, who is HIV + for several years, is in prison. several months back he was changed to Keletra... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...of top hand. http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/5470/img1305jk9.jpg My questions are as follow. Is it possible to have skin conditions associated with HIV as I described within this time frame (1 year 8 months)? Is it possible that this... Read more »

11 weeks and Tested Negative. Test Again?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested negative about 11 weeks after I broke up with my last partner. The result is shy of 2 weeks, since 13 weeks is consider conclusive. But would being "One 1/2 week" shy, really make a different in the result of my test? Read more »

IS ROSACEA ASSOCIATED WITH HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, I was just wondering if anyone could tell me if the skin condition rosacea is associated with HIV. I have read that it is and that it isn't. Does anyone know the exact answer? Thanks. Read more »

Joint pain and Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does any one know the correlation between pain in the joints and skin conditions such as subheroic dermititis to HIV. My contact was about a year ago (protected sex with an escort) and for the last 6 months Read more »