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Itchy Skin And Dry Cough Headaches

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Headaches, itchy skin, eczema, blindness in eye

Dear Dr, I suffer with itchy skin and eczema and am not on any anti-viral drugs or treatment. I am also experiencing blindness in my right eye and headaches, especially after doing household chores (what is the cause) and my CD count is 83. Please...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is effective treatment for HIV in many areas of the world--the major problem is access to those treatments which can be expensive ($1000 a month in US or $30/month when generic drugs are used). Visual difficulties in the setting of HIV can be... Read more »

Itchy Dry Facial, Chest and hands

I have extremely dry itchy skin around my face, and chest and arms. I am on lamivudine efavirenz... Read more »

Dry Skin - Anxiety

October 2011 I started with a dry cough that lasted one week, the same weekend I started... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Skin Problems

Many people get a rash when they start taking antiretrovirals. Rashes can be caused by the following drugs: non-nucleoside analogues -- nevirapine (Viramune), delavirdine (Rescriptor) and efavirenz (Sustiva) the nucleoside analogue abacavir (alone... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Headache, and Nausea, and Fatigue. Oh, My!

Click on the name of each drug for further details , or refer to the manufacturer's package insert for a comprehensive list of potential drug side effects. Remember that side effects may or may not occur. Some are more common than others, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Screening HIV-Positive Patients for TB in Resource-Poor Settings

The "[a]bsence of all of current cough, fever, night sweats, and weight loss can identify a subset of people living with HIV who have a very low probability of having TB disease," write the authors of a PLoS Medicine study that used individual... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Caused by Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Introduction The Microbiology and Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections The Epidemiology of MRSA SSTI in the HIV Positive Population Types of SSTI that can be Caused by MRSA Treatment of MRSA SSTI in the HIV Positive Patient Prevention... Read more »
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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 »

Itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys. Its been a year or so after my possible exposure but i never really thought about HIV, utill now. Ive been having problems with itchy dry skin all over. Is this a symptom of HIV? Will be testing i a week. thanks.

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Dry skin and HIV?!??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Was just diagnosised. But am taking things with a positive outlook. Just wondered... female, 26 my skin has gotten SOOOOO dry and itchy, also have dandruff never has been this bad before. Summer heat, or something more? I haven't started any meds... Read more »

dry cough

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can anydody remember having a dry cough with ars so bad that you had to leave the room because of coughing so bad Read more »