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Types Of Skin Rashes From Hepatitis

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

...when practicing anal sex, or combinations of anal-oral sex. To prevent getting Hepatitis B: Get vaccinated, Use protection when having sex (condoms, dental dams, latex gloves), Do not share needles of any kind with others, and Use new, sterile syringes and equipment . To prevent getting Hepatitis C: Avoid contact with other people's blood, Do not share needles of any kind with others, and Don't share...
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Skin Rash...Not sure what it is?

Dr.Henry:Im a 22 year old male and have been HIV + for 3 years. I have been on Atripla and Bactrim for the last 18 months. About 6 months ago I began to develop a rash on my upper back and a small portion of my armpit. I originally thought this was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Skin rashes in axillary region/back are common in general population and perhaps more common in HIV+ persons. Dry skin, folliculitis, seborrhea, Read more »

Hep b and hives

I was recently diagnosed as an inactive chronic Hep b carrier. I am not certain how I obtain the diesase other than the fact that perhaps my mother was a carrier and she gave it to me during birth.9 months ago (before my Hep B diagnosis), I had a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would not expect your hives to be related to your hepatitis B infection. HBV can be associated with skin rashes during acute infection, but I suspect you are right that you got your HBV from your mother since you do not have risk factors. Read more »

Hello Dcotor, it's me the amazon guy from the middle of the world

You have been very kind and supportive. I sent 2 @ question and you replay both.My risk was the hight sex w/o proteccion anal-vaginal and she was at the end of her period. After 2 weeks delevlopd skin rash and fever. The test histroy here it's again...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."weird strain of HIV!" The only thing you need to do now is stop worrying and yell WOO-HOO (YUPI! in Spanish).Thank you for your kind words and your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. It's warmly appreciated. In return, I'm... Read more »

Skin rash after treatment.

Hi,I am now 9 months post treatment from 24 weeks hep c treatment. During treatment I had couple of episodes of skin rashes. Now that it is over 9 months, I am still havind this problem. When I expose to the environment skin rash starts and it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Although you may have had rash attributed to interferon when you were on therapy, I would no longer expect this to be the case now. I would certainly see a dermatologist to review these findings since this does not seem to be a drug related issue. Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...inflammation is normal and healthy. By contrast, chronic inflammation persists over time. In this case, your body shifts the types of cells that are present. This causes a situation where cells and tissues are healed and destroyed at the same... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

...illnesses caused by it are cryoglobulinemia, which causes antibodies to clog up in the cold, porphyrea cutanea tarda, which causes skin rashes and a constellation of other problems. Arthritis (the third) is a very common disease, so make sure you... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

...diagnosed until years later. The first step in treating hep C is to find out which type of hep C you have. There are at least six types of hep C. Most people with hep C in the US have type 1. Types 1 and 4 are harder to treat than types 2 or 3. ... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... 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 at a... Read more »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... 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 »