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Is Itchy Skin A Symptom Of HIV

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Can itchy skin be the only symptom of HIV?

I suffer from itchy skin and I'm worried it might be a cancer. Going through your site/forum, I read this piece of information from you:"Itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general."Does this means that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
..."itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general." There are so many causes for itchy skin, ranging from the less serious causes (e.g. new detergent, poison ivy, misquito bites, new medication, and so... Read more »

HEPC symptoms = hiv?

Dr. McGovern I love you, in terms of your responses about hepatitis and HIV. Not to hoot your horn,... Read more »

hiv/itchy skin

I'm hiv positive since 1996 I've been having problems w/my skin for over 10 years a very strong... Read more »
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...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... Read more »
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Dry itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey guys, Ive been a lot of people worried about there symptoms and they include dry itchy skin. Is this a symptom of HIV? Does it happen early or later on? I dont remember this being a symptom. reason asking is ive had very dry itchy skin the... Read more »

Itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...possible exposure but i never really thought about HIV, utill now. Ive been having problems with itchy dry skin all over. Is this a symptom of HIV? Will be testing i a week. thanks. Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was Read more »

symptoms after ars

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ars. i know it varies, but as a general rule, what happens after ars, and how long does the ars last? is it common to develop symptoms of hiv/aids after the ars, or within 2-3 months. i hope somebody knows about this. when do the symptoms such as... Read more »