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How Long Does Hiv Skin Rash Last

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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, 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... Read more »

Face rash

Hello,I was diagnosed and started truvada + stocrin few month ago when my cd4 was 200 and VL 60.... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...men. On average, women weigh less than men and might have higher blood levels of drugs. Women are more likely than men to get skin rashes and liver problems, and to experience body shape changes (lipodystrophy, see Fact Sheet 553 ). Bone loss... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...mild, like a headache or an upset stomach. In some cases, more serious side effects can happen, like liver damage or a severe skin rash. Side effects are most common during the first four to six weeks you are taking a new HIV medication. After... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...symptoms are mostly different than and should not be confused with the possible side effects from starting HIV drugs, like fever or skin rash. If side effects do occur, they usually appear soon after starting your meds. Within a few weeks your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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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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 »

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 »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I 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 »

What is exactly skin rash ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can 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 Read more »