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Increased Acne With Hiv

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is significantly increased acne a sign of hiv? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No.... Read more »

Acne more Common with HIV-Positive People?

Does being HIV + make you get acne more easily ??I am not on any meds but I keep breaking out!... Read more »

Acne and hiv

I have always had some acne on my back, however over the past few months it has been really bad on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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Acne and HIV connection

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had suffered from fairly bad acne for over 2 years now. In September I started having a laser treatment to try and solve the problem. I finished my cycle of treatment in December. I have also been on medication for over a year however all these... Read more »


Posted by WorriedinVegas
I recently sent in a blood sample for hiv-1 testing to HOME ACCESS. I got the blood for the sample from a scabbed acne, which I picked. It was more than enough blood to fill up the circle, but I have had the acne for a long time, before my possible... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive read on thebody acne is found in HIV+ people. But is is associated with ARS?

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Acne on butt the same?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I tested negative but im confused i had all symptoms and acnes that doctors call folliculitis on my ass.

it started 8 weeks after exposure and remains 1 year later it looks like large pimples that fade and leave bruise marks.

i tested neg out to 6... Read more »