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Itchy Rash During Seroconversion

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PEP itchy rash ? combivir/nelfinavir

Hello. I started combivir/ nelfinavir(1.25gm bd) 8 days ago for a needlestick from a HIV+ve terminal child. I am working in Africa.I started PEP, however for the last 2 days have had an itchy raised spotty rash on my neck and a little on my face. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If possible I would have your prescribing doctor and/or local HIV specialist look you over. In general we would treat through a rash such as you describe often using an antihistamine and acetominphene (Tylenol) for symptoms. If you develop other... Read more »

Itchy Rash

For the past month, I have had an itchy rash that appears to look like insect bites that moves all... Read more »

Neuropathy, neck pain & itchy rash

I am experiencing an alarming range of seemingly unrelated symptoms which have come on in the last... Read more »
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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

...a week to a 2-inch square area. Then the area was bandaged and kept dry for 10 hours. After the first skin response (a red, itchy rash), the strength of the DNCB solution was lowered. Instructions for using DNCB originally provided by DNCB Now!... Read more »
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An Overview of Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri)

mah-RAV-er-rock Brand Name: Selzentry Other Name(s): Celsentri, MVC, UK-427,857 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Maraviroc, also known as Selzentry, is a type of medicine called an entry inhibitor. Entry inhibitors work... Read more »
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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...in the mouth, constipation, cough, depression, diarrhea, eye infection, flu-like illness, fatigue, herpes simplex infection, itchy rash, loss of appetite, muscle pain and weakness, pain and tingling in the hands and feet, nausea, nervousness,... Read more »
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Rescriptor

Common Name: delavirdine Brand Name: Rescriptor Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard dose: Two 200 mg tablets or four 100 mg tablets three... Read more »
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Rash after 1 week, please someone help

Posted by preocupado1
...possible HIV exposure, 5 days later I practiced oral sex on a girl and the masturbated her. 1 week after that she develped an itchy rash on neck a belly. Can someone please tell me the chances that I infected her (if im an infected) and the... Read more »

Should I still be concerned?

Posted by torn_apart, 2 Replies
...positive i had hiv, i went threw all the symptoms like two weeks later (fatigue, awfully wierd and painful headache, dry non itchy rash on arm and leg, swollen lymph nodes, bad diarria, etc) i had a blood test done EXACTLY 60 days later, NEGATIVE... Read more »

exposure?

Posted by soldierdude85
...might have been the flu mist that they give to us yearly- i had swollen lymph nodes, fever, diahrea, head ache and a small non itchy rash on my stomach that disappeard after a couple of weeks. Now i am in afghanistan, waiting my 6 month test and... Read more »

Starting to panic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...posted a couple of weeks back [drunk & stupid] that I had oral and let a guy cum in my mouth. I week ago I developed a very itchy rash on the trunk of my body. It was very small red pimples. they lasted about a week and went away. I had NO... Read more »