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Neck Rash In Hiv Infection

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5 weeks from PEP and strange neck rash. HELP!

dEAR DR. Frascino,Thank you very much for what you do here! I've turned to this forum several times since I started taking PEP on Feb. 23rd, 2010 and it has been a life-saver for my anxiety!My question for you is with regards to concerning...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Nope!2. Yup, anxiety can cause night sweats. Nope, you should not worry about them.3. Nope. I would suggest you wait for the recommended post-PEP testing (HIV-antibody tests at six weeks, three months and six months).4. I can't quite... Read more »

Is a stiff neck a sign of acute HIV infection

Hi, 3 weeks ago I received unprotected oral sex from someone i know injects drugs. A few days ago I... Read more »

Is this an ARS-like rash or a fungal infection?

Sorry for this long question but your erudite answer would be greatly appreciated. I am an... Read more »
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HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
Hello Friends,

During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I referred to a book in the British Council Library which says the following :
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What does HIV rash look like?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am concerned about infection.

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Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...

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Rashes!

Posted by Anonymous
Just checking, i have an exposure, and now i have rash at my neck. The rask is in forms of black dots, when i scared them, it will become a scar. Is this the type of rashes that happens to hiv infected people? Read more »