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Is A Heat Rash Related To A Hiv Rash

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) Overall Health How your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests I ) HIV Illness How HIV is responding to the drugs you are taking Which drugs to use ...
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saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...there more of a risk? Even though it wasn't used for at least 20 minutes? Also, I have a small rash, which my parent think is a heat rash, and a sore throat and a few bumps on my inner thigh. I'm so worried. I understand that there are many... Read more »

How Do I Know If A Symptom Is HIV Related?

Hi Dr Young,Thankyou for answering my previous post. (I am the newly-diagnosed westerner living in Thailand). Again, I appreciate your time and the great information provided on this site - its hard to come by here!In your answer that you gave me,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...you. Feel free to write back (in confidence) with your contact information and I'll get each of you in contact.The kind of HIV-related symptoms that I generally become more attentive to are things like loss of appetite, unintentional (or... Read more »

Skin Rash

Info: Viral Load undetectible T-cells 520 Taking Kaletra, AZT and Videx-ECProblem: I have developed a rash on my shoulders chest and back. The rash looks like little red bumps all over with an almost white head. I was at an opening to a...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...unlikely to be HIV related. Since it developed after prolonged exposure to the heat and is in a shirt-like pattern, it may be a heat rash, an allergic reaction to something in your shirt or perhaps a mild folliculitis. If it does not resolve in... Read more »

rash due to allergy?

Dear Dr, I had a rash which started to show up on my face couple of hours after taking med and then subsequently in the next 3-4 days spread to my trunk and legs. The rash got itchy and seems to spread faster when its being exposed. I had to wear...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...you are taking (or other drugs) and how long you have been on them. If you have recently started HIV medications then a drug-related rash would seem likely so you need to discuss with your HIV provider (this forum is exclusively for questions... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (explained in this sheet) The... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Clinical Trials and HIV+ Women What Are Clinical Trials? The term clinical trial is used to describe many different types of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...is a quick cure for a wide range of ailments . Most products are effective only against a specific illness or a few closely related medical problems. Personal success stories are the only evidence that the treatment works. Of course, if a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...campaign, CDC launched the Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI), a $9 million, five-year partnership to increase HIV-related awareness, knowledge, and action in minority communities across the US. In 2010, CDC expanded AAALI to... Read more »
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Hiv+ for 20yrs/No meds having night sweats/rash

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
I am a white male Nordic background and have never been sick.I have never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm Read more »

Related to HIV in any way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and strike any part of my body (generally my limbs). As this is well past the timing for ARS, is there any way this could be related to HIV infection? Even if I was experiencing late ARS, has anyone ever heard of this as a symptom? Cheers. Read more »

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is Read more »