Is Acute Infection Rash Itchy
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Can I please describe "everything (I) know" about the rash caused by ARS? Yes, I can, but no I will not. It would take pages and pages and I do not feel it is a valid use of my time nor would it be particularly fascinating or useful... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe rash seen in primary HIV infection is presumably immunologic in origin. Different persons have different immune responses to viral infections. In some patients, the rash may itch (? IgE or mast cell triggered) and in others there may be no... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationThis forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesBefore I say anything about your question, please remember that any symptoms that you experience that cause you concern should be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to... Read more »
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Posted by DJones, 5 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi was exposed to the virus about 6 weeks ago now. the only acute symptom's i might have had was a rash on my chest. not sure what the acute rash looks like. could someone please let me know what it looks like. and if you have acute symptom's, do... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCan somebody please answer the following questions for me?
1. What is the timeframe for someone to experience ARS, IF they were to experience them, after exposure?
2. Where would the rash consistant with ARS occur?
3. What does the rash look like? Is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker
Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »
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