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Is Flaky Skin A Symptom Of AIDS

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flaky skin

i have HIV and recently my face and scalp have become so dry and flaky. i am presently taking Lamzid and feverenz as my medication. is there a connection to my being HIV positive and what can i do to releave the dryness and itchines.tammy
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Tammy,HIV disease is associated with a variety of dermatological problems. Luckily most of them can be kept in reasonably good control Read more »

testing negative with symptoms

please doc bob I need your advice on a possiable hiv exsposure back in january 2009 i had unprocted... Read more »

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HIV Symptoms

...loss Frequent fevers and sweats Persistent or frequent yeast infections (oral or vaginal) Persistent skin rashes or flaky skin Pelvic inflammatory disease in women that does not respond to treatment Short-term memory loss Some... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...* Frequent fevers and sweats * Persistent or frequent yeast infections (oral or vaginal) * Persistent skin rashes or flaky skin * Pelvic inflammatory disease in women that does not respond to treatment * Short-term memory loss ... Read more »

What was I thinking????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...scrap it off with a plastic knife, no bleedind or red spots, just more white. I went and got tested at 2.5 weeks for STDs also HIV(not worth squat, too early) The nurse told me not to worry, I was at low risk. asked about my tongue she said it... Read more »

The Hope is there but fading

Posted by Regret101, 17 Replies
...Well I cant blame anyone but myself. I have become exactly what I hate and now I think that I may have contracted HIV from my mistake. 7 weeks ago I did the unthinkable in my mind and cheated. No excuses...alcohol and whatever it was my fault Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptoms but testing negative are usually run of other boards and are told its all anxiety. I urge all members here to read the aidsmeds, thebody, webmd, healthboards and direct any people at those boards to this one if they are hiv negative... Read more »