Ringworm And Hiv

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Ringworm and HIV

Hello, I'm HIV-positive and have rignworm. Tell me, the ringworm was first bright red and then turned very dark brown. Is this a result of the infection going away or is it just getting worse since my immune system can't fight it like normal...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...exposure to the sun. It can be treated quite easily using a number of local preparattions. In the setting of more advanced HIV disease, it may be necessary to use more potent oral antifungal medications. One way or another, it should be... Read more »

$50 Ringworm Q&A

Is it true that ringworm is a symptom/sign of HIV infection?If so, is it usually in ARS symptoms or... Read more »


I previously sent a follow-up but I want to add to it. 1) Is ringworm mostly seen in ARS or... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...What r the early symptons of AIDS? I have a rash it looks like ringworms, but I was wondering if it's a early sympton. Are the HIV rashes recurring? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...matter, I had a risk exposure to a female sex worker from Korea, many symptoms over the course of the year. Tested negative to HIV 1/2 antibody and bDNA pcr at one year. I also had CD4 done 454 low, CD4 percent was 48% and CD4/CD8 ration was... Read more »

Scared as hell....again

Posted by sadface
...have had unprotected and protected sex. He was tested at the first stages of our relationship as was I. We were both neg for HIV and STD's. My pap was good. I suddenly developed a fungal infection in my groin (I am female) He does have jock... Read more »

Pityriasis Rosea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is Pityriasis Rosea a skin rash among HIV poz people or is it just a common rash among young people ? can someone please help me Read more »