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Is Itching A Sign Of Hiv

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hiv/itchy skin

I'm hiv positive since 1996 I've been having problems w/my skin for over 10 years a very strong rash on several parts of my body specially on my legs thigs and butt is there amedication for it
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Skin problems with itching are very common in the general population and even more common in HIV+ persons. There are many possible causes with common ones Read more »

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Posted by mntwana, 4 Replies
...situation as mine, i went for test on the 6th of march after i felt my body behaving diferently for few days, i felt something itching inside my body and moving from one part to another, joint pains, and diagonised positive with cd4 856 but didnt... Read more »

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...anxiety/stress, but some of the more persistent "symptoms" I can't dismiss so easily anymore. Anybody else having itching problems????? This all sucks more than I can say! If I tested positive now, at least I think I would be able to handle it... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...possible high-risk female out of town...a couple days after the encounter I had an itchy back of scalp, this turned into me itching all over (no real visible rash, some dry skin)...Since then I have become so stressed and anxious..I keep feeling... Read more »