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Psoriasis And Hiv

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Psoriasis and HIV

Hi Dr Bob.I was tested positive for HIV on 12/16/2010 and have been developing an episode of psoriasis (which I first had 4 years ago as my first episode). My CD4 count is 398 and my viral load around 1500. My doctor also my resistance to some drugs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi JCC,HIV disease can exacerbate many dermatologic conditions. I suggest you seek the help of an HIV-knowledgable dermatologist. Your HIV Read more »

Scared with pre-existing psoriasis and recently hiv infection

I have been feeling very worried and upset since reading an article which suggests that people with... Read more »

Is psoriasis a common indicator of HIV?

I have what I believe to be a patch of psoriasis on my leg. Never had it before. Thought it might... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Echinacea

...use of echinacea (up to two weeks) to treat colds or flu does not present any serious risks to people with HIV. However, both AIDS researchers and herbalists warn against long-term use of echinacea. What Are the Side Effects? There are no... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...and muscle aches. Because IL-2 stimulates the immune system, it can make some immune disorders get worse, including arthritis, psoriasis, and diabetes. It can also reduce the number of neutrophils, a type of infection-fighting cell, and can cause... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rash but i dont know if its HIV, when does this rash show during the stage of HIV ? is it at the later stages ? and when does psoriasis show ? Read more »

please can any one help

Posted by shy77, 5 Replies
...what they look like flat and raised brown/dark spots some are paler then others, they varey in size. I treid to get info on hiv rash but i am not queit clear on what thehiv rash looks like and why have i sudedenly had a increase of these moles... Read more »

geographic tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...which seems to be a benign condition. However, I read on the Johns Hopkins site that geographic tongue is an unusual form of psoriasis that is more commonly seen in HIV positive people. I tested neg. at 4 months and 6 months. Should I be... Read more »

Quandary about HIV

Posted by squanderer, 3 Replies
...Hi, I haven't been diagnosed but have enough symptoms to feel fairly confident I have it. Shingles, Psoriasis 3 kinds, seborrheic Dermatitis..... I haven't been tested since I was always so careful and never thought there was much of a Read more »