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Is a rash one symptom of hiv?

Can hives or another type of rash be a symptom of Hiv? Are rashes of acute status or chronic status linked towards hiv infection more often than the other?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Rashes can occur throughout the course of HIV infection, During acute infection, a generalized rash is commonly seen, During chronic infection, rashes (eczema-like, seborrheic dermatitis, etc.) are also commonly seen. Rashes and other skin... Read more »

hiv symptoms - rash upper arms

I had an unprotected sexual encounter 1 week 4 days ago.Since then I have been totally paranoid about hiv and have been scanning the web for symptoms.I am normally a very anxious person and this has made me feel completely sick with fear.1 week 1...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash you described would be very unlikely to be due to HIV infection. Since for many persons stress over the issue can be high, I would suggest talking to someone about an HIV test in 6 weeks--the odds are very good that it will be negative and... Read more »

cant stand the heat

my body reacts to heat, hot showers makes me flush red, with a rash, immediate itching and pain, mostly on my back but arms as well, 6 month post shingles, cd4 680 viral not detectable, taking meds, any suggestions ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Flushing can be triggered by a wide variety of factors. You dont mention which HIV and other meds you are taking, what other medical problems you have, and what you have tried that might provide some relief. Flushing with heating occurs in some... Read more »

ARS rash and other symptoms

dr kulli was wondering what does an ARS rash actually look like and is there an approximate time limit that it shows up and fades away if it does at all. I was also wondering, if you were to be HIV infected would you be experiancing more frequent...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q141874.html" target=_new>HIV rash and fever</a> for information on your question.RMK... Read more »
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ARS symptoms and rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the ARS symptoms and what does the rash look like? I had a brief oral encounter (Vaginal to mouth) and have been tested by PCR at 10 &amp; 28 Days, both negative. Also, I've had antibody test done at 2, 4, 7, &amp; 9 weeks and all were... Read more »

hiv symptoms worry

Posted by walter707, 1 Reply
Hello
I have got two questions regarding the rash I got at my back and red bump i got yesterday on my groin.

For acute hiv rash,doesthe rash come in group or single spots scattered. Becoz i had a rash 3 weeks after neglible exposure and it is still... Read more »

Heat in my feet, legs and backt, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, one more question.
When I go to sleep at night, well specially at night. I start feeling extreme heat in my feet, then it goes up to my legs and sometimes all the way up to my back and head.
After a while before or during my sleep I may wake... Read more »

Rash still?

Posted by demetrih
I have had a rash for about a month, maybe a little more. Could this still be hiv symptoms? Read more »