Skin And Hiv
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWas just diagnosised. But am taking things with a positive outlook. Just wondered... female, 26 my skin has gotten SOOOOO dry and itchy, also have dandruff never has been this bad before. Summer heat, or something more? I haven't started any meds... Read more »
Posted by spadude64, 4 RepliesI have had a boil on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV?
Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »
Posted by Wesher11, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »
Posted by shinpai, 1 ReplyDoes it usually itch?
How long does it last?
Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThat is a tough question and issue without an easy answer. Some HIV drugs (Crixivan comes to mind) and HIV itself can thin the skin (aging can also contribute). Whether any vitamin supplements could help us unclear but often that is tried. I would... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI have seen lots of dry skin and numerous other skin problems in the setting of HIV and its treatment. Sun exposure and excesssive alcohol can cause many skin problems and liver problems which can have skin manifestations and sometimes blood... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Actually you are certainly not the only one wondering if Toto or Miss Kitty could be at risk. In fact we have an entire chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to animal HIV transmission. I'll reprint below some information from those... Read more »
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