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Is A Rash A Symtom Of Hiv

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Symtoms and negativ test after 16 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Im wondering for those who have experienced ars, how long the rash last.? I have rash for over 9 weeks. I had a high risk.Thanks. Read more »

Full Symtoms List for those STRESSED about HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
SYMPTOMS

PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS

ChillsThirst
Racing HeartPerspiration/sweaty hands
Butterflies in StomachHeadaches
StomachachesBackaches
Tiring EasilyNervous Ticks
Urinating FrequentlyDifficulty Sleeping
Difficulty BreathingDizziness
RestlessnessSusceptibility to... Read more »

Do not look at symtoms!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would like to caution some of you not to think that symptoms that are simular to those of ARS are ARS. I work with West Nile Virus and there are two types of illness that are connected with this Virus, One West Nile fever prsents with the same... Read more »

how long do ars symtoms last

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is now week 10 sence I received oral from gay guy and I have had swollen glands and fatigue since week three. At week eight I got a rash on my chest and sores in my nose now I am loosing muscle and wieght. I also had one night sweat at week... Read more »

freakin out every symtom goin started one week after exsposure and still going 11 weeks on

Posted by dolly2012, 1 Reply
So i had been speaking to a guy on fb for years he is very popular and everyone no's him. I finally met up with him. I was very drunk and we did it without a condom but i freaked out halfway through and made him pull out i dont think he cum but i... Read more »
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symtoms of hiv

i went in massage centre last 3month before .thrn after one month i got red tiny spot in my body some on my shoulder 2 spot on my chest and 2 spot on my stomach.ifell tiredness and my hiar fallen quikly is that symtons of hiv?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
During Acute HIV Infection (also called Acute Retroviral Syndrome) most people will have some symptoms. Most common symptoms are: fever (80-90% of people), fatigue and tiredness (70-90%), a rash, red spots on the face, body and/or palms and soles... Read more »

symtoms dont necesary mean HIV

i just want to say thank you dr. bob. it was comforting to read ur forums. i finally took my 3rd test today and it was negative. i had symtoms like herpes type I, chapped corners of mouth, white tounge, yeast infections, rash, swollen lymph node on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations and WOO-HOO!Thanks also for reinforcing two of my recurring themes in this forum: "symptoms, no matter what they are, do not equal HIV disease!" and "symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting HIV... Read more »

persistant hiv symtoms

Hi Doc, I am really a big fan of yours and I really appreciate the work you are doing by helping those who really need you in this situation. Doc, I am having very confused about my test results, actually I had an unprotected oral sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV-1, HIV-2, hep B and hep C tests out to seven months are definitive and conclusive. Neither HIV-1, HIV-2, hep B nor hep C is your problem. No way. No how. A negative test outside the window period trumps symptoms... Read more »

Please Sincere and humble request Reply this time.HIV negative still symtoms?

I am male from India, I had unprotected vaginal intercourse in the mid of june, after 2-3 weeks I had on and off rashes on the chest, under armpit and stomach also my immunity gone down as I was tensed and stressed after that I had swollen lymp...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereWhile I cannot explain the exact cause of your symptoms, I can assure you that they are not due to HIV. The standard for HIV tests, whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90 days. Three months would... Read more »
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Day 8 on Atripla: You Have a Rash on Your What?? (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . On Day 7 of my HIV meds (Atripla), I broke out in a rash. The doctor says that it... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Eosinophilia: an increased number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Eosinophils are a part of the body's immune system that can damage healthy tissue if they malfunction. Non-nucleoside reverse... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Skin Problems

Many people get a rash when they start taking antiretrovirals. Rashes can be caused by the following drugs: non-nucleoside analogues -- nevirapine (Viramune), delavirdine (Rescriptor) and efavirenz (Sustiva) the nucleoside analogue abacavir (alone... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya Launches Campaign Against Child Abuse

Responding to a rash of media accounts of horrific mistreatment of children, including the story of a man who murdered his teenage nephew with a pitchfork because the boy had HIV, the Kenyan government today announced the launch of a new campaign to... Read more »