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Rash And Acute Retroviral Syndrome

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rash

To my understanding, some people who are HIV infected develop the acute retroviral syndrome several weeks after they were infected. the symptoms are flu-like and some people develop a rash. i wanted to know, what does this rash look like? i had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for persons who are HIV infected and have symptoms. Questions regarding HIV testing will no longer be answered in this forum. Read more »

Many Many Thanks

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ARS RASH ??

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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study May Shed Light on Acute Retroviral Syndrome

...Acute HIV infection, also referred to as Acute Retroviral Syndrome, is often characterized by high fevers, headache, myalgia (muscle pain), cutaneous rash and adenopathy (enlargement of lymph Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children 3 months of age or older. This medicine... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...primarily used in the fixed dose combinations Combivir or Trizivir. Since the approval of other more convenient and safer antiretrovirals, the use of AZT in HAART therapy has decreased significantly. There is one time when AZT is still considered... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The... Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

SEROCONVERTING QUESTIONS. ACUTE VIRAL SYNDROM

Posted by mobieorly123, 2 Replies
Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »

Rash, Sunburn Like?

Posted by ChapmanH, 2 Replies
...Did you test negative at 3 or 6 months? I felt like I had a minor sunburn, then I later found out that the acute retroviral syndrome rash is supposed to be like a sunburn. I had too look real hard to see any differences in my skin as I normally... Read more »

Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can Anyone with hiv explain what type of rash they encountered while in seroconversion period? Also how big do lymph nodes get? Is it possible for symptoms to last longer Read more »