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Psoriasis During Seroconversion

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Best treatment for moderate to severe psoriasis for newly diagnosed

I have just recently been diagnosed with HIV following a severe flare up of my psoriasis. I have suffered from psoriasis for most of my life (I am 50) and usually take methotrexate to control it. I am concerned about what will now be the best...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine used (carefully with judicious choice of HIV meds to minimize risk for side effects). I have had numerous patients with psoriasis and HIV infection and in most cases we have been able to achieve good control for both conditions working with... Read more »


Can psoriasis increase with HIV? Or is it more likely caused by the stress accompanied by the... Read more »


Hello, My son has been affected with Aids since 1997. He is doing well on the meds he takes. He... Read more »
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...colds and flu. It is also used for urinary tract infections, skin wounds that aren't healing well, and skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Echinacea stimulates the immune system. It promotes CD4 cell activation and increases the... Read more »
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...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 »
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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. Read more »

one more question for rjasin123

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...o ksorry i shoudla posted thsi in the other post...but.... The rash that I have is auto-immune disorder/disease. wil THAT have an affect on my negative test result??? Read more »

please can any one help

Posted by shy77, 5 Replies
hi there I am a newbie here and I need advice. Back in july/aug 06 I had a unwanted sexual encourter with some one, developed as i remeber no flu like syms untill late oct/ nov time. I dont normally get flu anyway I am a cold person, although this... Read more »


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 »