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Psoriasis & Aids

I was recently diagnosed as having psoriasis after noticing an outbreak ofrashes on my ribs. At around the same time I took an HIV test which came back negative. My question is, whatis the chance the psoriasis could have been an infection due to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Psoriasis is a skin condition that canhappen to any person at any time. It is not an opportunistic diseasedirectly associated with AIDS. Having this skin problem does not indicateHIV infection, nor AIDS.Also, if... Read more »

psoriasis and AIDS

Hi Dr. Feinberg-I have a question. I was diagnosed with AIDS in July on this year. CD4 120 and... Read more »

aids, psoriasis and enbrel

Could a person with aids even consider taking enbrel for psoriasis? I had a severe outbreak of... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can a Drug for Psoriasis and MS Help Protect the Brain From HIV's Toxicity?

Researchers have found that a compound called dimethyl fumarate (DMF) can, in lab experiments with cells and HIV, suppress the production of HIV and cause HIV-infected cells to reduce production of compounds that harm brain cells. Before we detail... 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 »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

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

Overview The advent of highly active antiretroviral treatment has not diminished the need for palliative care for people living with HIV/AIDS. In fact, because of new treatments, fewer patients are dying from HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and the total... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent News Releases: CHAMP in Rwanda; GlaxoSmithKline HIV/AIDS Collaboration in Kenya; Ms. Foundation 10-Point Call to Action to Fight AIDS Among Women; NO/AIDS Virtual AIDS Walk

Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Program in Rwanda: The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has chosen a consortium of organizations led by CHF International to implement CHAMP in Rwanda. The four-year, $40 million cooperative agreement... Read more »
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psoriasis? delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
does anyone know if the autoimmune disease psoriasis would cause delayed seroconversion? just got tested and now this is eating away at me. responses/feedback would be greatly appreciated. thanks

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PLEASE people take a look at this :(

Posted by uhohblita, 6 Replies
I got this redness under my armpit today. Its really freaking me out cuz i think i saw somewhere where this happens with HIV. Something in the psoriasis family I believe. The camera flash took away a lot of the reddish color. Also I have a bumpy... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

The Bell is Ringing-Bells4AIDS-World AIDS Day

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
A MILLION BELLS RINGING ON DECEMBER 1 World AIDS Day!

"The Bell is Ringing" is a grassroots initiative of concerned individuals, who decided to mobilize communities and individuals from around the world to join a united effort to raise awareness to... Read more »