Is Skin Peeling A Sign Of Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Fingering, peeled skin... PEP? Please...

Hi Dr BobI engaged in fingering with a person of unknown status. She was quite wet. The problem is, I bit a skin on one of my fingers and peeled it, and it was bleeding yesterday (24 hours before). Today, it wasn't bleeding, but there was an open...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...run to the emergency room for PEP??? No, you should not run, walk or cha-cha-cha! Your HIV risk is negligible at best. Your "peeled" skin was a day old and not bleeding. Plus you didn't even use that finger to explore your gal-pal's Bermuda... Read more »

skin peeling

I am on Combivir and Viramune BID, have already been experiencing the rash from the Viramune. Now... Read more »

skin peeling off penis

My boyfriend and I had sex just before my period was over. And the skin on his penis started to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: STIs on the Rise in Peel

...across Canada, especially in large urban centers, Lane said. A lack of STD awareness among youth leaves them susceptible to HIV and other diseases, officials said. A 2004 survey of Peel high school students found 21 percent of 12th graders used... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Video Promotes HIV Testing

...12-minute video, "Make It the Craze: Get Tested," was made possible with funding by the Public Health Agency of Canada through the AIDS Community Action Program. The PeelHIV/AIDS Network on Wednesday held a premiere screening of the video at the... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...tea, etc.) Alcohol Chocolate Fried, fatty, and spicy foods Hard to digest (insoluble) fiber such as raw vegetables, potato peels, beans, and brown rice Dairy products (milk and cheese) Some foods can help to relieve diarrhea, such as the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Aptivus

...rash appears with joint pain or stiffness, throat tightness, generalized itching, muscle aches, fever, redness, blisters, or peeling of the skin, and call your health care provider right away. Other side effects may include headache, fever, dry... Read more »
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