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Psoriasis Sign Of 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
...be 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 »

Psoriasis

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

Psoriasis

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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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 »
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Echinacea

...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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Mitochondrial Toxicity

What Are Mitochondria? What Is Mitochondrial Toxicity? What Are the Signs of MT? How Do ARVs Cause MT? What's Next? What Are Mitochondria? Mitochondria (my-toe- con' -dree-a) are small "organs" in our cells. They are the cell's... Read more »
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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; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion,... 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 »

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 »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...painful nodes and spleen, 2) CD4 recent trend, 3) give immune system a break!! 4)getting infections and getting sick (now I have psoriasis). I am sure lymphatic viral load much, much higher than in blood. I have fatigue, malaise, and sleep 12-14... Read more »

More Hope !

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
http://www.smh.com.au/news/science/switching-off-genes-fights-hiv-without-drugs/2007/07/24/1185043117204.html Sounds interesting, and a few years away, but it sounds promising. Read more »