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Is Skin Peeling A Sign Of Hiv

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Is hand and feet peeling a sign of hiv rash?

Hi there! I performed oral sex on a man 6 weeks ago and I had a canker sore in my mouth. I did everything I could to protect the canker sore keeping his penis and fluid away from the sore. He was of unknown status. I asked him later bc I was...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Good job on being aware of the condition of your mouth. While I consider oral sex to be low-risk, it's things like canker sores, aggressive tooth brushing/flossing prior to oral sex, and other cuts/abrasions in the mouth that can... Read more »

risk of getting hiv from small peeling skin and red thin skin around the nail?

i have a question for you mister shannon r.shouthall. Would a small peeling skin near your nail... Read more »

blood touching my peeling skin on foot

my mother had her period on the towel i stepped on later about 2 hours later she doesnt have HIV or... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Video Promotes HIV Testing

Eleven young Peel residents have created a new video that aims to destigmatize HIV testing among sexually active youth, especially immigrants from high-prevalence countries. The 12-minute video, "Make It the Craze: Get Tested," was made possible... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: STIs on the Rise in Peel

Between 1990 and 2006, new chlamydia diagnoses increased by approximately 86 percent in the Peel Region, health officials said during a recent presentation to the Regional Council. The sexually transmitted infection is highest among female teens and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tibotec, FDA Update Warning Label on HIV Drug's Risk of Severe Skin Reaction

Tibotec Therapeutics, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, "has strengthened a warning about serious skin reactions in patients treated with the company's HIV drug Intelence," the FDA and the company said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Intelence has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA, Biogen Idec Say HIV-Positive People Should Not Take Skin Disorder Drug Amevive

FDA and the pharmaceutical company Biogen Idec on Thursday said HIV-positive individuals should not take the company's skin drug Amevive because it might lower their CD4+ T cell counts, Reuters reports (Reuters, 11/10). The drug is approved to... Read more »
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peeling of hands and feet

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is peeling of palms and soles an HIV ARS symptom? Could it be an OI during acute infection?
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Gay man peeling lips oral sex risk

Posted by James99, 1 Reply
I'm a gay man and I constantly peel skin off of my outer lips, some times without noticing it just because they're so chapped. If i gave oral sex to another guy without knowing his status after peeling some skin off (i'm not sure if it was bleeding)... Read more »

are new moles signs of acute hiv? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
i woke up today and i noticed that besides having some raised skin spots on hands, back and stomach i also have like 4 new moles on my shoulders and hands which im 100% sure never had from what i've been reading people with compromised immune system... Read more »

Been over a year! Could I be getting signs now?

Posted by scared1305, 4 Replies
Hi, I had a risky experience over a year ago and after thirty days went and got checked and got negative results! But was not told to come back and get tested. I abstained from my partner until my results because I thought I was Okay! Now I have... Read more »