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How Long Does Hiv Rash Last

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How long does Atripla rash remain after stopping the medication?

After about two and a half months of taking Atripla, I have stopped taking it due to a persistant and severe rash. My doctor said I should stop taking it immediately and once the rash disappeared she would have me resume my former regimen. It has...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It can take up to 2-4 weeks for efavirenz rash. Stopping Atripla can in some cases result in efavirenz and other drug resistance so some experts recommend using other HIV meds to cover that situation or simply switch back to previously tolerated... Read more »

Could an HIV related rash show up within days?

Dear Judith. PLEASE HELP ME. I'm sorry but this will be a long question. But very important.I... Read more »

HIV/MED Related Skin Rash

Recently after having been on a med combo of 3TC+Atazanavir+Viread (T4 >300 VL <50) for 2... Read more »
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Skin Problems

Many people get a rash when they start taking antiretrovirals. Rashes can be caused by the following drugs: non-nucleoside analogues -- nevirapine (Viramune), delavirdine (Rescriptor) and efavirenz (Sustiva) the nucleoside analogue abacavir (alone... Read more »
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Well-Armed Immune Cells Help Long-Term Non-Progressors Contain HIV

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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 »

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 terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »

What does HIV rash look like?

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

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HIV RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know there is little one can say about the HIV rash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? Read more »