Urticaria And Hiv

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Bumps, Welts and HIV

During the past three months I've noticed on a regular basis that I will have bumps and welts, sometimes several times a day, I will notice them and just as quick I see them, they are gone. I take atripla and have been since Jan.08, my last test...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...an on so that is a consideration. HIV infection can cause some patients to over react to skin allergens (such as bug bites). Urticaria/hives is common in the general population and can be difficult to identify the exact cause (even if seen by... Read more »

Treatment of Urticaria

Dear Dr. Keith Henry, I have been taking ATRIpla for two years now and since i then i have been... Read more »

Bumps/Hives mainly on thighs

Is there some ingredient in foods or drink that cna cause these breakouts. Or is there something... Read more »
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