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How Long Does Hiv Rash Last On Your Body

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rash all over body

I started atripla 4 weeks ago. I take it at night so side effects will not be so bad. Two days ago, i started having a rash all over my body. I'm taking benadryl. I thought that if this was a side effect of atripla that it would have showed up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many conditions can cause rash besides drugs so an evaluation by your HIV specialist is recommended. Usually rashes due to efavirenz (in the Atripla) occur before 4 weeks as your note so I would look for other possible explanations. Most drug rashes... Read more »

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How long does ARS rash last?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies


I'm just wondering for those who have experienced ARS, how long did the rash last? I had a rash for over 4 weeks. Also for those who experienced ARS, was your fever high grade or low grade? my risk factor was oral sex no ejaculation. Read more »

What does HIV rash look like?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am concerned about infection.

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Body rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anybody else experienced a slight whole body rash with HIV? My skin appears to be slightly more red and itchy now. This can be seen throughout the body.

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How long does HIV survive outside the body?

Posted by xtreme, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just wanted to know how long HIV survives outside body and how long it would live on lets say a razor?? I get confused about what the CDC says..some say hours some say minutes...would it be more than a day?

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