How Long After Affected By Hiv Would You Get Skin Rashes
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Posted by DJones, 9 RepliesI have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »
Posted by shinpai, 1 ReplyDoes it usually itch?
How long does it last?
Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan anybody describe skin rash during ARS for me ? Is it small red dots or large ones ? Are there many of them or only a few ? Are they localized or can they appear anywhere on the body ? When they appear, do they last for a long time or do they... Read more »
Posted by DJones, 5 RepliesI have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI am concerned about infection.
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillIt is really hard to say what caused this rash without knowing more about where it is and, ideally, seeing it (a picture is worth a thousand words and an actual exam more). You are correct that it is unlikely a drug reaction to your HIV meds given... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIt is unusual for a skin side effect to develop after 2 years of therapy can it can happen. I recommend seeing a skin specialist to pin down the nature of your rash which can be due to severe dry skin, eosinophilic folliculitis, and other... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSkin rashes in axillary region/back are common in general population and perhaps more common in HIV+ persons. Dry skin, folliculitis, seborrhea, fungal infections, chemical irritation, and many other causes need to be considered and can be a... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineNo, if you were infected 6 months ago, you would not develop symptoms like Herpes due to HIV so quickly. However, Herpes infection can occur in people who are HIV negative. It is unusual on the palm. If your concerned about HIV, you should get... Read more »
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