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Tinea Versicolor And Hiv

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Does tinea corposis mean am HIV+

Hullo Dr,Happy valentines.I live in London and attend a not so fashionable gym.I used the showers without slippers and after a while I had a reaction on my fingers that looked exactly like Tinea corposis.I used daktacort cream and it disapeared.When...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you have used latex condoms "at all times" when having sex and the condoms were used properly and did not break, you should not be worried about HIV. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how.If your rash is not responding... Read more »

tinea transmission - need for worry

Hi Dr Bob, I am male, mid 30's and 1 month ago had protected vaginal sex with a sex worker.... Read more »

HIV-Associated Rash?

Is Tinea Versicolor an associated rash with HIV?The description of the rash seen in the intial HIV... Read more »

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ARS rash-HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone please describe this rash? I had a rash and went to doc and he said it was tinea versicolor. Could the two things be confused???? HELP!!!

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ARS Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone tell me what the ARS rash looks like? I can't find any picture on the web. If anyone knows if this could be confused with tinea versicolor, that info. would help too. My doctor told me I had tinea versicolor and now I'm wondering if... Read more »

infeccin? Janis, Dr. Urkie. Porfavor.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hola a todos, les solicito ayuda porque tuve una relacin de alto riesgo sin proteccin, ahora estoi muy angustiado.
A la semana de contacto me salieron unos hongos en los genitales y en las nalgas, el medico me dijo que era tinea corporis, a las dos... Read more »

Athlete's foot getting worse due to hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had athletes foot ever since I've been young. My feet always crack and peel. If you were infected with hiv after 13 weeks would it cause your foot problem to get worse? I am noticing more peeling lately. Read more »