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Itchy Rash Worried It Could Be HIV

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hiv symptoms worrying

I recently had some sex with some prostitutes but using comdom and from 1st of April onwards i started to have symptoms like headache, tiredness, excess sweating, lymph nodes swelling in the neck,itchy rashes on the hands and legs & diarrhea. on May...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...If you had the HIV antibody test 12 weeks or more after an exposure, then the result should be > 99% accurate. In any case, if you use condoms during Read more »

Worried about Getting infected & infecting fiancee

Dr. Frascino,I made a $200.00 donation to your foundation, concerted effort. You do an incredible... Read more »

Does a Rash appearing 12 weeks later mean seroconversion?

Hello Dr. Bob, Im still worried. I went ahead and had unprotected sex with my wife after I got... Read more »
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PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 4 Replies
...just had an HIV test in April after being with him....NEGATIVE. But now after this last instance, I've developed a HORRIBLY itchy rash. Like...itch till I give myself bruises type of rash!!! Its mostly right around where the band of my bra sits,... Read more »

31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...just late August got me so worried. Cracking headache, Diarrhea, Very Dry Sore Throat, Swollen glands in neck, Dry cough,Non itchy Rash on neck area, fatigue, aching body all over and a very high fever!!! this happened in the space of one week,... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

HIV related rash.......Too worried....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...test... Does these rash symptom sounds like a person infected with HIV and not ARS? Please help me...I am still very very worried. Thank you. P Read more »