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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...symptoms may persist or get worse and become life-threatening. In any of these cases, these symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye inflammation. Although less common, some people can experience short-term cognitive or mental changes, including memory problems and...
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dear lord help me hpv lesions (HPV and HIV, 2009)

Hi i am 23 yrs old and about 6 months ago was diagnosed with genital warts. I also have some lesions on my tonsils and lips i have tested negative via elisa at 3 months and then tested about twice a month out to 23.5 weeks via oraquick advanced...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"dear lord help me hpv lesions." Sure, I'll help, but calling me "dear lord" is a bit creepy. How about just sticking with Dr. Bob, OK?It appears from your Read more »

end stage hiv symptoms

Is it possible to progress to late stage hiv symptom stage within a yr of infection. ie: thrush, parathesia, sinus infections...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Let's be clear here. Neither thrush nor sinusitis are end-stage HIV/AIDS symptoms. They can occur in persons who don't have HIV, persons with recent or late-stage HIV.That said, a small proportion Read more »

Cause of lesions?

I am have been HIV positive since 1995. I am presently on Kaletra and Combivir. At times my skin breaks out in lesions in various parts of my body that I treat with Clindamycin Phospate per the instructions of my physician. The lesions are at times...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There are a wide variety of skin problems seen in persons with HIV. Some conditions are seen similarly in the general population while others (like eosinophilic folliculitis) seem more common in HIV+ persons. Often seeing a dermatologist with HIV... Read more »

When (at what CD4 count) can KS Lesions develop?

Just trying to clear up some confusion as it seems that there is different information on this matter everywhere I look. When can KS Lesions generally begin to develop after infection with HIV? I've heard that KS is an opportunistic infection...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask a good question regarding the timing of KS. Certain opportunistic infections such as pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) and CMV retinitis don't occur until the CD4 count falls. In the case of PCP, most patients have CD4 < 200; in the case of CMV... Read more »
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The Well Project

Cancers

...radiation oncologist, dermatologist) may be involved as well. Symptoms (by Location) Skin (most common site of KS): Lesions are usually flat, painless, and do not itch or drain Lesions are often pink, red, or purple and do not turn... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...infection, but that the converse is also true: HPV enhances susceptibility to HIV infection. 6 This occurs because anal HPV lesions make the surface tissue of the anus thinner and more vulnerable to entry of the HIV virus. In addition, the... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lesion Liberation Unlikely: KS Proves Formidable Foe As Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Stealth Chemotherapy Fall Short of Expectations

...writes. In the past they have tried pentoxyfilline, CD8+ and also Roche's dreaded tat antagonist -- which appeared to make KS lesions worse. At present, UCLA is the only site in the country trying the soluble TNF receptor (Immunex, rhuTNFr:Fc)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some... Read more »
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lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

Karposis lesion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because it is more elliptical than anything else and surrounded with a thin red outline. It is flat. Am I in the beginning stage of AIDS> Read more »

Oral Lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...3 months after possible exposure i have a small hard bump on the roof of my mouth. Is this common with HIV symptoms? Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »