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Hiv Women Symptoms Acne

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Acne and facial rash

I am female and started taking Truvada and Efavirenz six weeks ago after being diagnosed with HIV during a routine medical. I have developed an itchy rash on my face that disappears for a day or two when I use hydrocortisone ointment.I also got acne...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some patients seem to develop reactive (almost teenage like) skin when starting HIV meds perhaps as a part of the spectrum of immune reconsitution. Flares of seborrhea can also be seen as well as occasionally Read more »

symptoms never go away...

Dr Bob,I really appreciate all the advice you have given me in the past and the service you provide... Read more »

Sorry...I'm back again...

Hi Dr Bob, I really appreciate all of the advice that you have given me over the past 2 years...and... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
...Hi ladies - Just wanted to let you know that WORLD's (Women Organized Against Life-Threatening Diseases) next retreat for HIV+ women is coming up from October 30th to November 1st. It'll be at a retreat center on the beach near Santa Cruz. ... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...my fore arms (not bottom) approximately 8-10 on each arm. They have slowing seemed to disappear however still seem to be like pimples under my skin. My concern is that they would start as a red or brownish spot that would heal over with a small... Read more »

Acne or Herpes strain?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...up. And it seems to be getting worse. She's had smooth facial skin ever since I've known her, years! I have had one or more pimple that show up from time to time. By the time I try to go to the doctor to have them check it out, it disappears. I... Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have heard that recurring yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away Read more »