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Skin Itches And Hiv

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Night Genital itchings

Am a black African guy and have night itchings on my genital parts and around the anus.This only happens at night.Am on travuda and stroctrine (one in morning and one at night capsules).Doctor tells me to ignore the itching but its on daily.Whats...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...other factors could contribute so a thorough clinical assessment if recommended. In situations where I am stumped I refer to a skin specialists (dermatologist) to help make most specific diagnosis possible which is key to making best treatment... Read more »

Itching boils all over skin

I am undergoing ART treatment (Stavudine 30 mg. Lamivudine 150 mg & Nevirapine 200 mg - combination... Read more »

dry skin & itching

I started itching in the last couple of weeks to the point wears it is almost unbearable at times.... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...without any symptoms. 3 Among MSM, it is transmitted through both protected and unprotected anal intercourse, and through skin-to-skin contact. Among heterosexual women, the vast majority of infections are cleared naturally by the body within... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...swallowed, it is destroyed by stomach acids. This means that it cannot be taken in pill form. Enfuvirtide is injected just under the skin. This is called a "subcutaneous" injection. The adult dosage of enfuvirtide is 90 mg per injection, twice a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...a weakened immune system. The most common cause of KS now is HIV infection. KS is a sign of AIDS. KS usually shows up in the skin, or in the linings of the mouth, nose, or eye. KS can also spread to the lungs, liver, stomach and intestines, and... Read more »
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This constant itch

Posted by oldwoman, 7 Replies
I've talked to others who complain about itching on their legs,and I have it too,it's constant but usually bearable,today is one of the bad days and I can't stop scratching at myself(I feel like I need a flea collar on)It's just won't stop.I've... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...bottom) approximately 8-10 on each arm. They have slowing seemed to disappear however still seem to be like pimples under my skin. My concern is that they would start as a red or brownish spot that would heal over with a small elevated scab later... Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does 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 »