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How Long Does Hiv Virus Survive Under Sunlight

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re: Atripla causing skin sensitivity to sunlight?

i had the same problem and found using a sunblock helped tremendously.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for sharing that observations (Atripla causing sun sensitivity which you managed with a strong sun block). KH Read more »

Atripla causing skin sensitivity to sunlight?

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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 »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...start of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd Week Post Exposure and the Symptoms Included: Feverish Feeling (But NO FEVER) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal Inflammation with Pain(Continued from Later half of... Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body fluids that contains are dried then... Read more »

Dry Hair And Sunlight

Posted by Anonymous
ok im the kid that had the oral exposure i had a question the first week when i was fatigued my hair was bristly and dry and now my eyes are sensitive to light like i cant go out withoud flinching and my eyes feel tired =ish even tho i sleep good... Read more »