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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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Sun related skin disorders in HIV+ people.

Diagnosed 20 years ago, I was on Bactrim for 10 yrs before commencing HAART. The long term side effect of the Bactrim is photosensitivity, causing irritating rashes that last for days or weeks after only a short exposure to the sun. This condition...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the general population and becomes more apparent with aging so it can be challenging to sort out the contribution of either HIV or certain drugs in various patient populations. Skin cancer is a major problem in the US where people like the tan... Read more »

please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...asked me why I was worried and I told her about the rash and she responded by saying you dont get rash from HIV but there are skin diseases in aids. That alone really scared me even when the result was neg (not conclusive yet I know). My... Read more »

Happy 4th! please hlep me

Hi Dr. Bob,You are so wonderful. Thank you for all the work that youve done for everyone. Im going to donate soon. I will look around in the forum to find the address to send. Please help meIm really scared and worried sick. On your forum I havent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'll respond to your three specific questions first:1.No.2.This symptom is not related to HIV/AIDS.3.Sorry, I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet. What I can do is advise you that the symptoms you Read more »

Just donated- Bless your Heart

Hi Dr. Bob,How are you? I would like you to know that my donation is on its way to your wonderful foundation today. I dont know if you remember me but my subject line was called, Happy 4th- please hlep me. (The one with the palm rash and recurring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...asked me why I was worried and I told her about the rash and she responded by saying you dont get rash from HIV but there are skin diseases in aids. That alone really scared me even when the result was neg (not conclusive yet I know). My... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines Skin Disease Patterns Among HIV-Positive People

... A study published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology examines patterns of skin disease among HIV-positive people, Reuters Health reports. Pedro Queiroz Zancanaro of the Universidade de Brasilia and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA, Biogen Idec Say HIV-Positive People Should Not Take Skin Disorder Drug Amevive

...T cell counts, Reuters reports (Reuters, 11/10). The drug is approved to treat moderate to severe psoriasis, an autoimmune skin disorder ( Dow Jones/Boston Globe , 11/11). In a letter to health care providers last month, Biogen... Read more »
The Body

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 »
The Well Project

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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molluscum

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I tested neg at 3 months..... and many will say that's all I need, and not to worry. Now, at almost a year after the possible exposure, I have molluscum all over my inner forearms. a dozen or more on my trunk. All over. They are small, barely... Read more »

Pityriasis Rosea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is Pityriasis Rosea a skin rash among HIV poz people or is it just a common rash among young people ? can someone please help me Read more »

What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...in groin/neck areas 20. Fatigue and tiredness 21 . Memory issues, loss of words, slurred speech It is well documented that skin disorders, myalgias, neuropathies and oral ulcerations are very prevalent for HIV infection, correct? Most recently... Read more »

a cure in the works?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Neoceram(TM)--that form human-identical skin barriers. Defects in the skin's barrier function play critical roles in the pathogenesis of skin diseases such as eczema, irritant contact dermatitis and other common skin disorders and may also be of... Read more »