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Is A Rash A Sign Of A Hiv

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Fear of Testing

My best friend is a gay male who is afraid of getting tested for HIV. He has has swollen lymph nodes showing up under his arms periodically for the last couple of months and now has several rash spots on his skin. He has had unprotected sex in the...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The best you can do is tell him what you know, ie. that swollen lymph nodes and rashes may be signs of HIV infection, and that he is at risk because of unprotected sex. You can offer to be there for him no matter Read more »

HIV seroconversion rash

DR. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT THE EARLY SIGN OF HIV RASH LOOKS LIKE. HOW FAST IT CAN APPEAR AFTER... Read more »

rashes and hiv

hello doctor.you have mentioned about rashes in your forum many times.could you tell me where do... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27% in 2007. About 80% of women... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night... Read more »
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HIV RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know there is little one can say about the HIV rash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? Read more »

HIV Rash???-HELP..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What does a HIV type rash look like? It is part of ARS or ARC? When does it happen? Is it the first sign of HIV or AIDS???..please please help me..I cant take the worry and my doctor won't see me for two weeks!..I HATE HMO's Read more »

HIv 2 small rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worried, my doctor tells me its so rare its highly unlikely that I would have it. But now I keep getting this really small rashes on upper arms, they dont ich or hurt I only notice them because ever since the test ive been looking for things to... Read more »

Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days. I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest). I... Read more »