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Pruritic Papular Eruption Of Hiv Disease

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Recurrent fixed drug eruption?

Hello doctorr, I hope you can help. I was diagnosed HIV positive on Sept. 26, 2001 and am not on any threrpy. Tcell counts/viral load was 318/5500, one month later 523/24K and as of last week 584/8k. The same week of my diagnosis I had an eye...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I don't know why you have a recurring eruption on your penis. Has a dermatologist seen the eruption again since the first episode? It is also possible to develop psoriasis in the genital area and it would respond to a steroid ointment as... Read more »

Worried!!! Please help... Acne like eruption all over the trunk

I have tested -ve on antibody test at 4 months. But I have had acne like eruption all over the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What Is AIDS, HIV and HIV Disease?

What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is HIV Disease? What Is HIV? Each letter stands for the following terms: H -- Human -- because this virus can only infect human beings. I -- Immuno-deficiency -- because the effect of the... Read more »
TheBody.com

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Out Bone Disease Prevalence in the HIV-Positive Population Defining Low Bone Mineral Density Causes of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis in HIV-Positive People Screening for Bone Disease Debate: DXA... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction The prevalence of skin disorders in AIDS patients treated in the palliative care setting is exceptionally high. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment of skin diseases in both HIV and AIDS can be an especially... Read more »
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Accutane or HIV rash?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
WHat is the HIV rash like? Dr. Bob said "papular eruption". My rash is above, on, and below my armpits. It is just red and raised skin. It itches, but I keep hydrocortizone on it, and it helps. DO I HAVE HIV? Read more »

What does HIV rash look like?

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

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4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease in Women

Posted by adoniadennis
Some of the most common warning signs with STD's in women would be the constant feeling of the flu, as many STD's lower one's immune system, making them much more susceptible to illness. Another would be the appearance of lesions, rashes, or even... Read more »