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Is Itchy Rash A Symptom Of HIV

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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

... Why Did People With HIV Use DNCB? Research on DNCB shows that it stimulates the immune system. It has been used to treat skin lesions caused by Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Advocates of DNCB claimed that it could clear up all symptoms of HIV disease, except for pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). DNCB's supporters claimed that antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) were bad for the immune system. Despite dropping death rates from AIDS and many research...
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hiv symptoms worrying

I recently had some sex with some prostitutes but using comdom and from 1st of April onwards i started to have symptoms like headache, tiredness, excess sweating, lymph nodes swelling in the neck,itchy rashes on the hands and legs & diarrhea. on May...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you had the HIV antibody test 12 weeks or more after an exposure, then the result should be > 99% accurate. In any case, if you use condoms during sex, you are well protected. You should continue to protect yourself with condoms as you have been... Read more »

Itchy rashes?

Hi Mr Kull, I had an unprotected oral sex encounter with a guy months ago. Weeks later some extremely itchy rashes with tiny bump heads developed mainly on my calfs and thighs for around 2 weeks. Then about 2-3weeks after i recovered from the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't answer questions about diagnosis of symptoms in this forum. It is important that you have all of your questions about physical symptoms answered by a medical professional, in person. And, as I've repeated many times in this forum, attempting... Read more »

PEP itchy rash ? combivir/nelfinavir

Hello. I started combivir/ nelfinavir(1.25gm bd) 8 days ago for a needlestick from a HIV+ve terminal child. I am working in Africa.I started PEP, however for the last 2 days have had an itchy raised spotty rash on my neck and a little on my face. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If possible I would have your prescribing doctor and/or local HIV specialist look you over. In general we would treat through a rash such as you describe often using an antihistamine and acetominphene (Tylenol) for symptoms. If you develop other... Read more »

HIV Symptoms and presence of HIV Antibodies

Hello Doc:6 weeks ago I had protected oral sex with a sex worker. 2 days later I developed a itchy rash on on my leg followed by flue like symptoms 17 days later. I bought a HIV home test at 21 days and it was negative. the symptoms continued so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Symptoms associated with seroconversion and the production of detectable levels of detectable anti-HIV antibodies generally occur around the same time. Regarding your situation:1.Protected sex is protected, assuming the latex condom was used... Read more »
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Starting to panic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...posted a couple of weeks back [drunk & stupid] that I had oral and let a guy cum in my mouth. I week ago I developed a very itchy rash on the trunk of my body. It was very small red pimples. they lasted about a week and went away. I had NO... Read more »

anxiety= symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...partner during unprotected (I know) vaginal intercourse. There was no ejaculation. 8 days after the event I developed a bumpy itchy rash on my torso that is rough to the touch. It only reddens when scratched. 10 days after the possible... Read more »

HIV Symtptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...or just that I've been worrying too much. I've been having tiredness for the past 2 weeks I do no have other symptoms like, Itchy rash, headache or other symptoms. Please advice. I need help. Is there any other possible way to check this? Read more »

Introducing me!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Well i have decided to help me and others i will write a daily entry at this site. It's good to get it of my chest,So here we go. Hi guys and fellow worriers, I am a 16 year old girl from Australia and i am worried sick! I've always had concerns... Read more »