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Rashes On My Thighs And Hiv

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Red Sun Burn on Thighs

Hi Doctor,Thanks for all your great work and patience.I was maturbated by a woman I met. I didn't notice any cuts on her, but she used some lotion which stung the opening on the top of my penis. A week later, I have what looks like a sunburn...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Masturbation is not a risk for HIV transmission and the rash you describe is not at all consistent with the ARS rash. I would suggest you see a dermatologist. Your rash could be fungal or perhaps just an irritation or allergic reaction to the... Read more »

Bumps/Hives mainly on thighs

Is there some ingredient in foods or drink that cna cause these breakouts. Or is there something... Read more »

rash placement

Is a rash on my outer thigh typical of a rash a person might get during primary hiv infection. I... Read more »

Day 8 on Atripla: You Have a Rash on Your What?? (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . On Day 7 of my HIV meds (Atripla), I broke out in a rash. The doctor says that it... Read more »

Skin Rash

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Eosinophilia: an increased number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Eosinophils are a part of the body's immune system that can damage healthy tissue if they malfunction. Non-nucleoside reverse... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Bone Death and Destruction

Avascular Necrosis (necrosis = death) The thigh bone's (no longer) connected to the hip bone. That could be your problem if you develop the tongue-trippingly named avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head, a bone disease in which a lack of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Skin Problems

Many people get a rash when they start taking antiretrovirals. Rashes can be caused by the following drugs: non-nucleoside analogues -- nevirapine (Viramune), delavirdine (Rescriptor) and efavirenz (Sustiva) the nucleoside analogue abacavir (alone... Read more »
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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

Crazy Rash and testing

Posted by ohcrap, 2 Replies
I have had this crazy rash that started on my arms then as it cleared up there showed up on my knees and then as it cleared up there showed up on my thighs so forth and so on. Oddly though it has only been on the arms and leg, and extremely itchy.... Read more »

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...

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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 »