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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...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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