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Rash Worried It Could Be Ars

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I have the rash associated with viramune and I am worried. Should I be?

I took atripla for about a year and all of a sudden I became completly depressed. My Dr. switched my meds to viramue and truvada. I was on both drugs for about 5-6 weeks and the drugs seemed to be working without any negative reactions. So, my Dr....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Rash can take weeks to resolve. Concern is greater if liver damage occurs and/or eyes/mouth/lungs (mucousal surfaces) are involved. Read more »

Rash - Worried

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ARS? Rash, Worry!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...related?) that go away within 5 minutes. However, last week, which was 6 1/2 weeks after exposure, I noticed a pink, splotchy rash on my arms. It was slightly raised, patches of pink. The next day, I noticed it on my legs. Eventually it was on... Read more »

PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 4 Replies
...had an HIV test in April after being with him....NEGATIVE. But now after this last instance, I've developed a HORRIBLY itchy rash. Like...itch till I give myself bruises type of rash!!! Its mostly right around where the band of my bra sits,... Read more »

HIV related rash.......Too worried....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the past 5 weeks. I am very concern that these are the symptom of a person infected with HIV but not ARS. I do not think the rash i have is allegic as it has been 5 weeks i have been on or off having these, and during these 5 weeks, I notice that... Read more »

worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...symptoms. I didn't have any swollen lymph nodes. However, at about one month after I had that sexual encounter, I noticed a rash on both thighs. It looked like tiny red dots all over both thighs. It kind of looks like folliculitis. I still... Read more »