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Stomach Pimples And Hiv

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HIV pos & breaking out with pimples on my back and stomach

I dont have problems with acne usually. I am breaking out with Painful pimples on my back and stomach. I am not taking any meds so it can't be side affects of treatment. My V/L is <5000, CD4 500 and I don't know what has caused it. It...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Many things can cause such a rash, including eczema, seborrhea, acne or other related conditions. One thing I also consider is a mild fungal skin infection. A combination steroid and antifungal cream may be a way to go here as a therapeutic trial,... Read more »

I found my "pimple" worry in the forum (PIMPLE)

The staff at the body does such a great job, that it is almost a job in itself to search through... Read more »

transmission of hiv through 4 or 5hour broken pimple

hi dr wohl, please help me... i just want to know whether hiv infection may be... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Loss of Appetite Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV/AIDS 101: The Three and Four Letter Acronyms

We have been living with bacteria and viruses since before homo became erectus . In fact, some bacteria are healthy and necessary for us to survive, like the ones that live in our stomachs and lower intestines that are helpful to our daily... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased Risk of Stomach and Esophageal Cancer in People With AIDS

A study by E. Christina Persson of the National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, and colleagues indicated that there is an increased risk of cancers of the stomach and esophagus in people with AIDS. The researchers analyzed data from 596,955 people... Read more »
TheBody.com

My Life With HIV "Isn't a Happy Story"

Shannon C. I had been sick a lot. I was going to have gastric bypass surgery because of health problems. The doctor kept calling. I had shingles at the time. When I got better, I went in on May 11, 2012. They had called the health department;... Read more »
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hiv infection through pimple??

Posted by Worrier82, 1 Reply
hi all i have a very i guess rare situation that happened to me and was hoping some of you can shed some light on it? so i was in bed with a guy and overnight he must of cut himself or something cause when he woke up he had a cut and now i can't... Read more »

Is it possible to get HIV from a popped pimple?

Posted by AZT
I'm asking in the area where it's my pimple that been popped, and it's a bleeder. Would it be possible for someone else's blood get into my pimple and give hiv, or would the blood from my pimple just push the other guy's blood out.

Kind of a weird... Read more »

Pimples and Advanced HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello there. Although I have been on The Body mailing list for quite sometime, I must say I have never been to this post site before. I find this to be very informative and I am glad to find a site where people can connect. My question is a... Read more »

Tiny pimples

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I developed tiny pimples under eyes after an broken condom episode. They have been there for a long time, should I be concerned about hiv. I know I need to be tested, but I'm scared to death. Read more »