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How Long After Affected By Hiv Would You Get Skin Rashes

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...like herpes or HPV. This is called a subclinical infection -- something that hasn't been diagnosed or noticed yet. Talking to your doctor, taking a thorough medical history, and checking a full range of blood tests can go a long way in diagnosing other possible infections. Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 Few if any data show that women, children or people over 50 have any special concerns around IRIS. So far, it...
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Skin color change

I have developed very deep red to almost purple skin color from my neck down to my upper chest and shoulders. It appears like a very bad sunburn. In fact, people are always asking me if I've been out in the sun too long. I live in Florida, but do...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have had scores of patients on your HIV regimen and have not observed a skin rash as you describe. Possibly you are having an idiosyncratic reaction to one of the components Read more »

Rash from Atripla?

I just started taking Atripla four days ago and yesterday I woke up with a rash on my face that quickly got worse and spread to my entire upper body. It looks like the common drug rash. My skin is very sensitive and I don't deal well with rashes....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...factor) usually clears over the first 1-2 weeks. It often can be managed with antihistamines. Monitoring for mucous membrane involvement (eyes, mouth) is important. You need to inform your HIV specialist so you can be properly... Read more »

Skin Rash...Not sure what it is?

Dr.Henry:Im a 22 year old male and have been HIV + for 3 years. I have been on Atripla and Bactrim for the last 18 months. About 6 months ago I began to develop a rash on my upper back and a small portion of my armpit. I originally thought this was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Skin rashes in axillary region/back are common in general population and perhaps more common in HIV+ persons. Dry skin, folliculitis, seborrhea, Read more »

please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sides of the body equally), located on the face and body, but also possibly the arms, legs, palms, and soles. Other possible skin rashes reported during primary infections include "roseola-like" rashes, urticaria (hives), vesicular... Read more »
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Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...effects. The main side effects of TMP/SMX are nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and allergic skin reactions (rashes.) The skin rashes can be fairly common. TMP/SMX can cause Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a very serious skin rash. TMP/SMX can also... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

...happens, you will test positive for HIV. After the first flu-like symptoms, some people with HIV stay healthy for ten years or longer. But during this time, HIV is damaging your immune system. One way to measure the damage to your immune system... Read more »
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Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...available, PCP rates have dropped dramatically. Unfortunately, PCP is still common in people who are infected with HIV for a long time before getting treatment. In fact, 30% to 40% of people with HIV develop PCP if they wait to get treatment... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Ointments Creams and ointments are used for skin and nail infections. They can be used at the corners of the mouth or rubbed into affected areas of skin, including the labia. They should be applied two to four times a day by gentle and thorough... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
I 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 »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...stage of the disease (i.e. the person is HIV+ but has no symptoms at all). However, some people progress to the next stage, involving generalised lymphadenopathy, which is often the only clinical symptom. In general it takes 10-15 years to... Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
...Does 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 Read more »

Just over a year being HIV +...

Posted by wonderbread, 4 Replies
...Well I found out at the end of 2008 that I was HIV+. Since then my CD4 have been around 1000 and my viral load just under 5000 (as of September 09). I am a very lucky guy to have Read more »