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Itchy Palms Under Arms And Face

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itchy palms during seroconversion

Hi there. Is itching common during seroconversion? Right after infection, my palms and ankles were so itchy that I couldn't hardly stand it. The itching was intense when I was carrying something heavy (groceries) or around where my socks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A transient skin rash plus hypersensitivity to scratching/pressure can be seen soon after initial HIV infection though in my experience is not very common. Hypersensitivity to insect bites seems more common in my experience. KH... Read more »

Itchy bumps on face

I've been poz for 18 years and heavily treated for the past 13 years. I've read almost... Read more »

Red,Itchy bumps on face, neck and chest

I've been taking Truvada+Reyataz+Norvir for 3 weeks and now I developed red, itchy bumps on... Read more »
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Palm Project Interviews: A Talk With Steven Deeks

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Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 2 Replies
Hi all,

my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. According to the doctor it's because of Immune Reconstitution... Read more »

OMG OMG i'm so itchy

Posted by stupidgirl, 1 Reply
My hands, arms, shoulders, and sometmes feet and face itch. And i can feel some times bumps under my skin i swear i was neg at the three months mark. I'm so wiggin out. I need help like now and today. i can't wait to get tested. I NEEED to know. and... Read more »

Hair growing from the Palm!

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Hello,

Honestly, i try not to come here to keep my anxiety under control. As usual, the lympyj nodes under the chin and armpits are still there for quite sometime now. But today, really something peculiar happened and made me come back here to ask a... Read more »

Dry itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey guys, Ive been a lot of people worried about there symptoms and they include dry itchy skin. Is this a symptom of HIV? Does it happen early or later on? I dont remember this being a symptom. reason asking is ive had very dry itchy skin the last... Read more »