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Types Of Rashes With Hiv

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Recombination Dynamics in Case of MDR HIV Sub-Type D Following Superinfection With Wild-Type HIV Sub-Type B

While research into reinfection is largely driven by expanding number of case studies, Koning and colleagues from the UK described the dynamics of reinfection with wild-type virus, using single genome sequencing (SGS) in both plasma and semen... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Types of Cancer Vary in HIV Patients

The types of cancers diagnosed among HIV-infected patients have shifted in the era of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, a new study has found. The incidence rates of non-AIDS-defining malignancies (non-ADMs) have grown among HIV-infected patients... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Types of HIV Tests

HIV Antibody Testing Options The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that between 850,000 and 900,000 Americans are infected with HIV. An estimated 180,000 to 280,000 Americans do not know they are infected, and may continue to... Read more »
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symptoms of HIV sub-type O? Pls answer.

Dear Dr,I'm in Thailand. Thanks for the help of your forum!I think HIV sub-type O is a most dangerous Virus than any other HIV, because it can escape from the current Elisa blood test. So could you give us some introduction to itssymptoms?I was...
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
The symptoms in the limited reports are the same. Type O would be unusual in Thailand. Subtype B and E are the most common and should be detectable with the assays used in your country.MH... Read more »

Could it be HIV Sub-type?

Hello Doc. I had a potential exposure (Condom broke; My penis started bleeding) with a sex worker in Thailand two years back(June 97).Three weeks later I had a puss like formation on the cover of the penis which was very painful.It went away after 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
Never heard of that lab (but that doesn't mean it's not reputable). I don't think you need any further HIV testing. A urethral discharge is not associated with HIV infection specifically, but could be related to several other sexually... Read more »

Is a rash one symptom of hiv?

Can hives or another type of rash be a symptom of Hiv? Are rashes of acute status or chronic status linked towards hiv infection more often than the other?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Rashes can occur throughout the course of HIV infection, During acute infection, a generalized rash is commonly seen, During chronic infection, rashes (eczema-like, seborrheic dermatitis, etc.) are also commonly seen. Rashes and other skin... Read more »

hiv-related rash

Thanks for all the effort you are doing here! My question is: how does the hiv related (not the treatment related) rash looks like? Or can it look like any type of rash?Are there differant types of hiv-related rashes?...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The rash of acute HIV infection is typically red and may be present over the trunk, face and extremities. Rashes can also occur during chronic HIV infection, and they may include many different manifestations, most commonly folliculitis (red... Read more »
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Hiv Ag(p24)/ Hiv ab (type 1+type 2) Accuracy

Posted by vtgreek, 1 Reply
Hello again sorry for bothering you again but i think this is the last time, i just had my test results back and they are negative. I had the Hiv Ag(p24)/ Hiv ab (type 1+type 2) test using the cmia method. The first test i did was six years ago and... Read more »

HIV Rash???-HELP..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does a HIV type rash look like? It is part of ARS or ARC? When does it happen? Is it the first sign of HIV or AIDS???..please please help me..I cant take the worry and my doctor won't see me for two weeks!..I HATE HMO's

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Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...

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Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dealing with rash, what kind of rash problems exist that are signs of early HIV-infection? I have many little red spots (with itching) at my forehead, they came up 11 weeks after an sexual encounter. Is it a result of the stress I'm dealing with or... Read more »