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How Does Hiv Rash Heal

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Indeterminate Western Blot & Low CD4 = 220

I was diagnosed with HIV Positive through blood test on 8th Feb through EIA/MEIA method that came out positive. Then did a Western Blot test on 12th Feb that came out indeterminate with only gp160 & p24. Then did a CD4 on 17th Feb with only 220. Now...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...would consider that western blot as being positive because the 2 band positive results are from two different regions of the HIV virus, and would be extremely unlikely as a false positive result. The HIV viral load will be useful and will and... Read more »

Skin Rash

I ask this question a coulpe days ago and your responce was every thing I have already tried? The... Read more »

Re:Possible infection (ARS RASH, 2011)

Thanks a lot doctor for the answer. I will get tested again and yes i need to sort this one out... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...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... Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

...sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore usually disappears after 2-6 weeks. Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...do as well as HIV+ men. Although treatment seemsto work as well in women, in some cases, the side effects may differ: Rashes: Researchers say that HIV+ womenare more likely than men to experience skin rashes from HIV medications. Liver... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but having HIV and not knowing it is a lot scarier, as we're about to... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

SYMPTOM

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...BECAUSE THEY WENT AWAY WHEN I ATE PROTEIN, MY CUTS ARE TAKING ALOT LONGER TO HEAL OR ATLEAST I THINK THEY ARE, DOES HIV CAUSE HEALING TO GO BY SLOWER AND I GOT A SPRAINED MUSCLE THT ISNT HEALING PROPERLY EITHER BUT ITS HEALED ALOT BETTER SINCE I... Read more »

it looks like HIV finally got me

Posted by uglyduck, 4 Replies
...(Burning Sensation -> my back got really hot) Decrease in appetite Weight Loss (10 lbs) 4 weeks post exposure Nasty rash behind my left ear (like a scar + 2 nasty red dots (plenty loss of skin)) Gone by now Small Rash like 1cm in left... Read more »

Re: help?

Posted by elisa101, 2 Replies
...glass. Question that he is worried, can he be infected if there was trail of blood in the drink as his wound in his mouth isn't healed yet?" Now my friend is very scared, he is sweating like crazy everyday. his shirt is drenched. The are also... Read more »