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Skin Hiv Early Signs

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...get fever, headache, sore muscles and joints, stomach ache, swollen lymph glands, or a skin rash for one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no symptoms. Fact Sheet 103 has more information on the early stage of HIV infection. The virus will multiply in your body for a few weeks or even months before your immune system responds. During this time, you won't test positive for HIV, but you can infect other people. ...
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skin fungus

Is skin fungus a sign, or a form of early stages of being infected with HIV?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. Read more »

Skin and Early HIV

Hey Doc, Couple of quick questions for you? In first year or so of infection are their any skin problems you see in the majority of your patients! Im negative sice my last test in january but notice some brown round skin marks on legs. Is this a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Other than a transient rash during acute infection, in early chronic disease, skin conditions unless already preexisting, are not common.MH Read more »

Early-stage symptoms of KS?

Over the course of the last month, I've had about ten occurrences of 'red spots' appear on my lower legs and soles of my feet. They are tiny, no larger than a pinhead, and do not itch. These spots appear in a straight line on my legs but are...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
If it were KS, it would be unlikely that they would vanish. Sounds like you need to see a dermatologist.MH Read more »

KS diagnosis methods

Dear doctor,I am 29yo and I write from a town near Napoli. I have started HAART with Truvada and Sustiva since 4 weeks with 252cd4/ml (16%) and VL=939.000. I have lost 6 kg (from 77 to 71) but I eat even more than before. Next week I'll know my...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...That pathology report is not definitive for KS. It is difficult to say with any certainty what you skin lesions represent and I suggest you get them biopsied to be certain and confirm any diagnoses. Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...INH (isonizaid) Myambutol (ethambutol) Flagyl (metronidazole) Hydoxyurea How Do You Know if You Have PN? Early signs of PN include: Tingling Pins and needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...beginning with minor cell changes. For women, a simple pap smear is used to detect these cell changes in the cervix in their early stages. With regular screening and proper treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In fact, since cervical pap... Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...least one other opportunistic infection (OI). Routine blood tests from people with low CD4+ cell counts can detect MAC at an early stage when it can be treated fairly easily. Drugs can also be used to prevent MAC disease in people with low CD4+... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...he also said that he's been a professional for over 30 years and has never seen a person with hiv develop skin problems at an early stage specially after two and a half months..im currently waiting for the 13 week period mark to get tested again... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The first group of drugs used to treat HIV infection, called nucleoside reverse transcriptase (RT) inhibitors, interrupts an early stage of the virus making copies of itself. These drugs may slow the spread of HIV in the body and delay the start... Read more »

NEUR0PATHY AND SEROCONVERSION .. PLEASE HELP ME..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...heard that it is common during seroconversion period. Is there any body can share there story about Neuropathy during the early stage of infection. Wheter it was postive or negative. I can not sleep at all. I got tested negative ... Read more »