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Is Hiv Related To Acne

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Testosterone-related acne on head and neck...

Dear Nelson! I have been on Androgel for fatigue for several years. It helps some and I would like to remain on it. I am 45 years old and it gives me bad acne.Sometimes I take a brief break from the gel, and my acne clears up. As soon as I go back...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
SamSometimes what we think is acne isn't. Some HIV+ men on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) develop red bumps on their skin when on the hormone. Some doctors have found out that it is folliculitis. It is sometimes treated successfully... Read more »

Acne and hiv

I have always had some acne on my back, however over the past few months it has been really bad on... Read more »

acne and prednisone and hiv

I recently sero converted..my t cells and viral load were very borderline with regards to starting... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Council on Foreign Relations Examines Politics of HIV Donor Support

An expert brief posted on the Council for Foreign Relation's website examines the "messy politics" of HIV donor support. Despite criticism, the author writes, the U.S. government is "by far the biggest supporter of both bilateral and multilateral... Read more »
The Well Project

Menopause and HIV

Table of Contents What Is Menopause? Symptoms and Conditions Related to Menopause Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Alternative Treatments Keeping Healthy After Menopause Taking Care of Yourself What Is Menopause? Menopause... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Treatment Strategy Could Reduce HIV-Related Deaths by 10 Million in 15 Years, UNAIDS Says

UNAIDS on Tuesday outlined a new strategy, called "Treatment 2.0," to simplify the provision of HIV treatment and improve global access to antiretrovirals (ARVs), Reuters reports. The agency says the plan could prevent up to 10 million AIDS-related... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reports Examine HIV/AIDS Cases Related to Assault, Sexual Violence; HIV/AIDS News Service Available in French

"The Right to Survive: Sexual Violence, Women and HIV/AIDS ," Rights and Democracy : The report calls on the right to reparations of victims of sexual violence during armed conflict, including access to treatment for people who have contracted HIV... Read more »
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HIV related AVN (Avascular Necrosis) - Bone Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been positive since 1987, but under treatment only since 1997. In July 1997, I was hospitalized with PCP, a viral load of 160,000,000 and a CD4 count of 8. Since the beginning of the treatment, my CD4 has risen to normal (even up to 969 at... Read more »

Acne and HIV connection

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had suffered from fairly bad acne for over 2 years now. In September I started having a laser treatment to try and solve the problem. I finished my cycle of treatment in December. I have also been on medication for over a year however all these... Read more »

ACNE BLOOD HIV TESTING OKAY?

Posted by WorriedinVegas
I recently sent in a blood sample for hiv-1 testing to HOME ACCESS. I got the blood for the sample from a scabbed acne, which I picked. It was more than enough blood to fill up the circle, but I have had the acne for a long time, before my possible... Read more »

ACNE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive read on thebody acne is found in HIV+ people. But is is associated with ARS?

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