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Primary Hiv Related Skin Problems

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skin problems before HIV = rashes on AVT?

I have always had skin problems - acne, eczema, dermatitis, etc., including rashes on my arms every summer from the sun. Recently I was infected with HIV, and one of the symptoms includes a buring feeling on my arms, back, and face (but not a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I haven't noticed that rash prone patients clearly have increased problems with rash on currently used antiretroviral medications. KH Read more »

CORRECTED* Going insane and very depressed/ NEW DONATION

Disregard my last message. THIS IS THE CORRECT ONE! i WILL NOW DONATE $100 FOR THE INCONVENIENCE!I... Read more »

PEP effect on ARS

Dr. Bob - First, thank you so much for just being there to answer these questions. I had a high... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (explained in this sheet) The... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Clinical Trials and HIV+ Women What Are Clinical Trials? The term clinical trial is used to describe many different types of... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...gut responds to anything that comes into your body that might be harmful. The Gut and HIV HIV, HIV medications, and HIV-related conditions can all cause problems in the gut. HIV The gut is the site of hidden reservoirs (pockets) of... Read more »
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am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...antibodies by week 6 unless other major health problems are present also went to dermatologist yesterday and said that those skin problems are not related whatsoever to hiv or stds he also said that he's been a professional for over 30 years and... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »

skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my body. It's been here for a couple of months, and is getting worse. I also have sores in my hair. Could this still be hiv-related? I guess I won't know until the next test in a few weeks. Read more »

Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is the story about dry skin and hiv? the symptoms include eczema? does everyone that has hiv have bad skin? I have heard that hiv positive individuals develop dry Read more »