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I have HIV and skin problems..

I have HIV and i have had severe itching all over my body and the skin on my hands is peeling. My question is conserning my recent ex boyfriend. He also has severe itching and is extremely worried he also has HIV-- he has tested negative about...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The severe itching would unlikely be due to new HIV infeciton with that history. Scabies, some other contact dermatitis, severe dry skin, and many other conditions can cause severe 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 »

Skin problems: HIV or stress?

Hi... I've been HIV+ since 7/01. Not taking meds. Doing well, but... weird succession of... Read more »
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Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is the story about dry skin and hiv? the symptoms include eczema? does everyone that has hiv have bad skin? I have heard that hiv positive individuals develop dry Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

scared for real

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hours searching seem like i found what happen to me was the symtomp of early HIV infection, the ARS that make me sick. now the skin problem getting worst, now i have the burn and sensation in my skin, ears, and eyes sometime, and my muscle... Read more »

Question re skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can skin problems (severe acne) be a syptom of HIV/AIDS? Read more »