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Is Seborrheic Dermatitis Contagious

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...injured. Getting this shot more often might cause a painful local reaction. The shots can cause a lump that can last for a few weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an "MMR" shot. The vaccine usually gives life-long protection against these diseases. If you were born...
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SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS

What's the frequence in patients with hiv infection of pityriasis versicolor, pityrosporum folliculitis and seborrheic dermatitis? It's also common to see these skin lesions during phi or early stages of hiv desease?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those fungal infections and seborrheic dermatitis are seen in the general population. Folliculitis seems more common in HIV infected persons. In my experience none of those Read more »

MY "SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS" WAS ACTUALLY EYELID DERMATITIS FROM MAKEUP!

hey all you worried wells... stop checking yourselves for "hiv symptoms" and get tested!thanks dr bob I love you.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Love you, too, Doll, even without the Betty Davis (or Tammy Faye Baker) Eyes.Stay well!Dr. Bob Read more »

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Common in early asymptomatic HIV infection?

Hello Dr.Feinberg, Great job your doing! Cheers to you for helping all of us! Four months ago(first exposure) and 11 weeks ago(last exposure), I had an unprotected sexual relationship with a Co-worker. We were with each other on 6 different...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thanks for your comments-- you're right, inte;lligence is no barrier to HIV infection. Despite your many worries, the fact that two test have been negative is hopeful. Hang in there! Read more »

Seborrhea as HAART Indicator

Just over a year ago I developed a flaky scalp. This has since exploded to include a dry flaky face and patches on back and trunk which my doctor diagnosed as seborrheic dermatitis. Nizoral and cortisone don't seem to help. Is HAART the only way...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Seborrheic dermatitis is more common among persons living with HIV than the general population. There are a number of treatments for SD, though Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...the beginning of the outbreak. This information is presented in a weekly report, called FluView . Is the 2009 H1N1 virus contagious? The 2009 H1N1 virus is contagious and is spreading from human to human. How does the 2009 H1N1 virus... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Dapsone (Avlosulfon)

What Is Dapsone? Why Do People With HIV Take Dapsone? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Dapsone Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Dapsone React With Other Drugs? What Is Dapsone? Dapsone is an antibiotic drug. It is sold... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...publication, Novel H1N1 and concerns for people living with HIV . What Is the Flu? The flu virus is quite common, highly contagious and very prone to changing itself. There are three categories of flu viruses: type A, B and C. All three... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...sores caused by the herpes infection or by other factors in the immune system. In addition, HIV-positive people may be more contagious for herpes. Read more »
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HIV & seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Hartigan, 1 Reply
...doctor told me that the HIV test was definitive - I don't have HIV. I was quite relieved. But then two weeks ago I developed seborrheic dermatitis. I've never had it before. I got some anti-fungal steroid cream and it's cleared it up a bit, but... Read more »

Seborrheic Dermatitis - redness on my face

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
Does anyone have experience with this, will it go away when I start taking meds ? Has it gone away for anyone who started taking meds ? Please advise Read more »

seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had a high risk encounter 10-03, and tested negative with the EIA/ELISA tests several times out to 6 months. Now I am having seborrheic dermatitis and its making me doubt my tests. What do you all think? (oh and I have not had any more exposure) Read more »

SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read this happens more common in hiv pos people how bad does this get and does it take yrs to appear or is it sudden Read more »