The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Rashes Associated With Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Rashes Associated with HIV

Keith,Read the post dated 3/5/01 dealing with rashes. I may have been infected 8 weeks ago. Plan on being tested in 4 weeks. Today i noticed a rash on my chest and now it is gone. Currently, glands around my neck are swollen. These are the only 2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash seen with HIV seroconversion usually is either a very transient rash (sometimes just lasting for hours) or would be more persistent. It is not characterized by coming and going. If you think you might be infected (including having a high... Read more »

HIV-Associated Rash?

Is Tinea Versicolor an associated rash with HIV?The description of the rash seen in the intial HIV... Read more »

Rash Associated with Atripla

I just began medication therapy after being HIV for a few years. I have been reading many articles... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV-Associated Pneumonias

Epidemiology Risk for HIV-Associated Pneumonias Symptoms Bacterial Pneumonia Pneumocystis Pneumonia Tuberculosis When to Seek Medical Evaluation Medical Evaluation Conclusion Selected Sources Respiratory symptoms, including cough,... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Risk Factors Associated With End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) in HIV-Positive Patients in the U.S. Veterans Association (VA) Cohort

An analysis of the risks associated with end stage renal disease (ESRD), defined as need for dialysis or transplant, in HIV positive patients who receive care from the Veterans Association (VA) in the U.S. was published in the May 2012 edition of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIH-Sponsored AIDS Drug Trials "Often" Did Not Appoint Advocates for Foster Child Participants, Associated Press Reports

NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children in at least seven states "often" did not appoint independent advocates for the children, according to a review of the studies conducted by the Associated Press, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIH Officials Warned in 2002 of Risks Associated With Nevirapine Use in Pregnant Women but Did Not Inform White House

Although NIH officials were warned that a Ugandan clinical trial using the antiretroviral drug nevirapine was "flawed" months before President Bush announced an initiative to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission in Africa and the Caribbean, they... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Does rash on the face count as a symptom of ARS? I havent really seen how rash associated with HIV infection looks like..but can we have it on the face? Also I have had swelling in the neck , armpis and groin region. My risk was low to moderate... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a rash similar to the one described on some sites in association with acute HIV infection, its been there 4 weeks, it appeared nearly 2 weeks after encounter with a female work colleague. My doctor thinks its fungal, it appears on my stomach... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what do any of you HIV masters know about the rash associated with the virus.. I heard that it is transient.. I'm wondering if it only occurs after ARS or during... what is your input

Read more »