Rash On Chest And Hiv

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Certian hiv and psyh. meds causing rash

I take kaletra and truvada and adderall and trileptal everyday and now i have a very bad rash on my chest and private parts is this something i need to worry about ?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you have been on the HIV meds for a while (>> months) then unlikely that the rash is due to those medications. Both Adderall and Trileptal can cause rashes Read more »

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

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Rash? Someone please provide 411

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
...a VERY low risk activity for contracting HIV but all of the sudden (its been exactly a month) I developed weird spots on my chest. I cant really describe the spots but they are not bumps or appear in any way like pimples. They are simply spots!!!... Read more »

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Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body... Read more »

rash on my back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am scared I have acute infection. I have a rash mainly on my back, some on my chest. I read rash is mainly on the chest. Is this true? Read more »
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