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Red,Itchy bumps on face, neck and chest

I've been taking Truvada+Reyataz+Norvir for 3 weeks and now I developed red, itchy bumps on the face, neck and chest areas. They really bothered me so much. I called my doctor and he told me to stop taking Reyataz+Norvir but I am still taking...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would call your doctor and ask to be seen-you may be having a flare of eosinophilic folliculitis or seborrhea which can occur when starting effective HIV meds (part of immune reconstitution) or some other condition. Truvada alone is not... Read more »

Redness on the face.

Hello Doctor, Im a 32-year-old guy from Brazil. I take tenofovir+nevirapine+lamivudine since... Read more »

urgent - overseas, face rash

Dr. - I live in the US. I was diagnosed HIV positive 6 weeks ago. I had excellent starting numbers,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique: Doctors, Traditional Healers Face Off Over HIV

Recently in Mozambique's capital, Maputo, the Red Cross brought doctors, nurses and counselors together with traditional healers to discuss how the groups could work together to combat HIV/AIDS. The meeting follows years of Red Cross work with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Than 2 Million Face Food Shortages in Zimbabwe: Red Cross

The secretary-general of the Zimbabwe Red Cross said Thursday that in some sections of the country, "the food situation is as bad as many of our volunteers and staff have ever seen it." At least 2.17 million residents need food aid, a figure... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida Clinic in Red Faces Closure

Broward County's Waniski Foundation, established 14 years ago as an underground medicine-buying club for AIDS patients, owes more than $100,000 and is struggling to collect its government grants and medical payments because of a series of management... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: A Study Comparing Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Among Ex-Red-Light District and Non-Red-Light District Sex Workers After the Demolition of Baina Red-Light District

Goa's red-light district was demolished in 2004. In the current study, the researchers compared HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between sex workers who had been based in the Baina red-light district (ex-RLD-SWs) with those who had... Read more »
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Seborrheic Dermatitis - redness on my face

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
Does anyone have experience with this, will it go away when I start taking meds ? Has it gone away for anyone who started taking meds ?

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face rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
As some may know my doctor has told me to forget this issu of the HIV virus, I dont have had any symptom, I was just worried then , he evaluates my 6.5 week ELISA 3rd generation test and tell me that as he said I must not be worried about that, he... Read more »

Red mark on side of face. Help!

Posted by Anonymous
I had one encounter with a woman of unknown status in May of 2000 during which I was protected but the condom may have broken, I just was not sure. In the days following, my doctor told me that I had either chlamydia or trauma to the area that... Read more »

HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
Hello Friends,

During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I referred to a book in the British Council Library which says the following :
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