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Is Psoriasis A Sign Of HIV

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Psoriasis and HIV

Hi Dr Bob.I was tested positive for HIV on 12/16/2010 and have been developing an episode of psoriasis (which I first had 4 years ago as my first episode). My CD4 count is 398 and my viral load around 1500. My doctor also my resistance to some drugs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi JCC,HIV disease can exacerbate many dermatologic conditions. I suggest you seek the help of an HIV-knowledgable dermatologist. Your HIV Read more »

skin problem

I know you wrote that psoriasis is not an opportunistic infection but I read that a new... Read more »

Is psoriasis a common indicator of HIV?

I have what I believe to be a patch of psoriasis on my leg. Never had it before. Thought it might... Read more »
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Maybe it is not HIV

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
...not get out of bed the next for 2 months I have gradually lost some of the fatigue but now deal many infections (thrush,EBV,psoriasis,low testosterone,low b-12, mouth sores,ect) these are real symptoms. I have been dealing with this (virus) for... Read more »

Folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rash but i dont know if its HIV, when does this rash show during the stage of HIV ? is it at the later stages ? and when does psoriasis show ? Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

Quandary about HIV

Posted by squanderer, 3 Replies
...Hi, I haven't been diagnosed but have enough symptoms to feel fairly confident I have it. Shingles, Psoriasis 3 kinds, seborrheic Dermatitis..... I haven't been tested since I was always so careful and never thought there was much of a Read more »