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How Long Initial Hiv Rash Last

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How long do Sustiva rashes usually last after initial treatment?

Started regimen July 11, 2005. Epzicom and Sustiva. Showed evidence of rash Thursday, July 21, and since then I have experienced abatement of some rashes and mild rashes elsewhere, e.g. ankles, knees, wrists, etc. Was checked by medical staff...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In my experience rashes related to Sustiva often diminish over 2-4 weeks. Most patients can treat through the rash while under close supervision such as in your case. The rest of your experience sounds good so treating through would be tried in... Read more »

Initial Test Results to Determine Window of Infection

2 questions: 1) In my initial test tests, I was mid-seroconversion (acute HIV Infection), I tested... Read more »

initial therapy

i was just diagnosed positive within the last week. I believe I'm handling it well, but I... 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 »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 5 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 »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 9 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 »

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 »