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Hiv Skin Symptoms

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Can itchy skin be the only symptom of HIV?

I suffer from itchy skin and I'm worried it might be a cancer. Going through your site/forum, I read this piece of information from you:"Itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general."Does this means that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...serious causes (e.g. new detergent, poison ivy, misquito bites, new medication, and so on) to the more serious causes (lymphoma, HIV, and so on). It would be UNUSUAL for an HIVer to have itchy skin as the only symptom, though I imagine this can... Read more »

What is a acceptable viral load?/Starting Meds

I'm a 48 year old male and have been positivie for 17 years. I have never been on meds. My cd4 is... Read more »

HIV tests

Hello Dr. How are you? I have taken numerous HIV anti-body tests. All have returned negagtive. ... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...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 could be molluscum... Read more »

Dry itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey guys, Ive been a lot of people worried about there symptoms and they include dry itchy skin. Is this a symptom of HIV? Does it happen early or later on? I dont remember this being a symptom. reason asking is ive had very dry itchy skin the... Read more »

Negative means Negative!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...extremely stressed. I couldn't eat or sleep. Over the next three months, I convinced myself that I had contracted HIV. My skin symptoms did get worse. I developed what I later found out was seborrhea on my scalp, chest, and a spot on my... Read more »

hair loss

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
...does anyone know if hair loss is an hiv symptom and itchy skin also? Read more »