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Is Severe Eczema A Symptom Of Hiv

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Severe eczema?

Dear Dr. Daar,I am not sure if this is the correct forum for my question. It does not seem to fall into one of the categories. I am a 30 yo male with AIDS. I was hospitalized for two weeks due to histoplasmosis 1 1/2 years ago. My viral load is...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Hi Clay,As you state, it is impossible to make a diagnosis over the web. I do know that many things can cause symptoms like yours. Along with the many considerations your doctor has probably already suggested I always consider other treatable... Read more »

Eczema and HIV ($50 donation - that's all I have)

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for what you do. You are absolutely amazing. Thanks for helping... Read more »

Headaches, itchy skin, eczema, blindness in eye

Dear Dr, I suffer with itchy skin and eczema and am not on any anti-viral drugs or treatment. I am... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women With HIV Have More Severe Menopause Symptoms

A study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital indicated that women with HIV have more severe hot flashes than women without HIV, and the hot flashes have a larger disruption on their quality of life (QOL) and daily functioning. The... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »

Increased Hot Flash Severity and Burden Among Perimenopausal HIV-Infected Women

Sara Looby, Ph.D., ANP-BC Click image to enlarge. --> At the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2013), we spoke with Sara Looby, Ph.D., ANP-BC, a research nurse practitioner with the Program in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased Presence, Severity of Coronary Artery Plaques in HIV-Infected Men

Young to middle-aged men with longstanding HIV infection were significantly more likely to have coronary atherosclerotic plaques than uninfected men in a new study. One hundred and ten men (78 HIV-positive, 32 HIV-negative) ages 18-55 with few... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone has experience with eczema, and if it could be relatated to early HIV infection? Read more »

Severe Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How severe are the symptoms of HIV when you first say contract the virus and how severe aree they say after 5 years with the virus ? Read more »

Natural Product Drug for HIV/AIDS and Eczema

Posted by Ali_Rezai, 1 Reply
You can use the seeds of thin chilli peppers that have been frozen to effectively treat HIV/AIDS. I made the discovery for treating eczema. I approached the Pharmaceutical industry to find a partner to test and develop it. Novartis (a top ten... Read more »

severe symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone know any other illnesses that can cause mono-like illness for 1 month, plus a week of diahrea during it? I ask because I tested negative for hiv 30 weeks after an exposure. 6 weeks after this low risk exposure, I developed all these symtoms,... Read more »