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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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ARS rash and other symptoms

dr kulli was wondering what does an ARS rash actually look like and is there an approximate time limit that it shows up and fades away if it does at all. I was also wondering, if you were to be HIV infected would you be experiancing more frequent...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q141874.html" target=_new>HIV rash and fever</a> for information on your question.RMK... Read more »

hiv symptoms - rash upper arms

I had an unprotected sexual encounter 1 week 4 days ago.Since then I have been totally paranoid about hiv and have been scanning the web for symptoms.I am normally a very anxious person and this has made me feel completely sick with fear.1 week 1...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash you described would be very unlikely to be due to HIV infection. Since for many persons stress over the issue can be high, I would suggest talking to someone about an HIV test in 6 weeks--the odds are very good that it will be negative and... Read more »

Is a rash one symptom of hiv?

Can hives or another type of rash be a symptom of Hiv? Are rashes of acute status or chronic status linked towards hiv infection more often than the other?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Rashes can occur throughout the course of HIV infection, During acute infection, a generalized rash is commonly seen, During chronic infection, rashes (eczema-like, seborrheic dermatitis, etc.) are also commonly seen. Rashes and other skin... Read more »

rash

if i was on ciprobay for 3 weeks , then tavanic for 2 weeks , would these 2 medicines prevented hiv symptoms from appearing , if i got hiv virus , ? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I believe those two medications (? ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin) are antibiotics that have no activity against the HIV virus =would not treat or directly prevent HIV infection> KH... Read more »
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ARS rash and symptoms?!

Posted by worriedsic, 1 Reply
Ok, I've been lurking around this site for the past week or so... Ever since discovering about ARS. Tuesday I went and got tested... I have until the 7th of next month to wait for my results... I am a fucking wreck.

Ok... Let me give you all my... Read more »

Rash still?

Posted by demetrih
I have had a rash for about a month, maybe a little more. Could this still be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Rash in the scalp

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

Has anyoone ever had rash in the scalp or heard of it as a symptom of HIV infection?

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Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is the acute HIV rash supposed to be itchy and hive-like? Also, does anyone know if it should react to antihistamines like Allegra? Thanks! Read more »