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Skin Disorders Associated With Hiv

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symptomatic hiv infection

Dear doc,Question 1:Very early after infection I developed pinkish sores on my eyelids and cheeks that some doctors have diagnosed as rosacea. The sores are a little annoying (they hurt when touched) and havent come off with creams or antibiotics...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
... Hello John, it is fairly common for skin disorders to be associated with HIV infection. I have seen rosacea-like rashes in patients with HIV that do resolve when HAART is commenced. Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed,... Read more »


I seem to have developed a rash type on my arms mostly but also the face and torso. Not associated... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...(liver) failure, and fatality due to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, erythema multiforme, and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), all skin disorders. These are very rare side effects. The FDA reported, "Discontinue Intelence immediately if signs or... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...inflammation, but does not bring back the normal pre-HIV state. On-going inflammation appears to be related to many conditions associated with aging. Some of the chronic conditions of aging facing HIV-positive people include: Cardiovascular... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...I tell the difference between IRIS symptoms and side effects from the HIV drugs? Is there a regimen I can take that is less associated with IRIS? Can starting HIV therapy make my herpes (or other infection) worse? How do we manage that? ... Read more »

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20) places where the injections were given have been reported. Use of the needle-free device to deliver enfuvirtide has been associated with nerve pain lasting up to 6 months near where large nerves course through the skin, bruising, and internal... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

worried itchy bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...have an appointment with a dermatologist, but now i am worried all over agin. so many web pages say that there r many forms of skin disorders associated with early HIV. Does anyone know if this sounds like one of them. There is no scaling, no... Read more »

I have HIV Associated Dementia after 24 Years

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...for my earlier angy post, but a diagnosis that you are losing control of your emotions and your higher brain functions due to HIV is most distressing. My HIV specialist and my AIDS neurologist at UCLA have both told me that the occurrence of HIV... Read more »

Pityriasis Rosea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies 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 »