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Urticaria Rheumatoid Arthritis 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 »

rash/hives and HIV Medication

My partener has a rash and hives on his face and arms and is currently taking Norvir, Prezista and... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...at right provides a list of the known infections. Some chronic conditions, particularly autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or Grave's disease, may become aggravated by IRIS. CMV, or cytomegalovirus Crytococcal meningitis,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...depression (see Fact Sheet 558 ), osteoporosis (see Fact Sheet 557 ), high blood pressure, kidney problems (see Fact Sheet 651 ), arthritis, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and various forms of cancer. Older people often take many different... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): TMC 114, TMC114 Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Darunavir, also known as Prezista or TMC114, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). Darunavir... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...get a rash with any of the following symptoms, stop using etravirine and call your doctor or get medical help right away: Hives or sores in your mouth, or your skin blisters and peels Trouble swallowing or breathing Swelling of your face,... Read more »
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rheumatoid arthritis,

Posted by Crystal
...crossed double take* what! lol She's testing for everything from lupus to B19 parvo virus but is leaning toward rheumatoid arthritis and so far Xrays indicate this is defiantly possible. I do have advanced peripheral neuropathy (all the way... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...my neck to hurt, but the elbow problems are new. I have had joint pain in my hands for some time, but since I type a lot and arthritis runs in my family, I haven't though much of it. Getting old is a bastard, but definitely better than lying in... Read more »

Being Happy

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Who ever said living was easy wasnt very realistic. And Im not trying to sound bitter. Living is simply THE EXPERIENCE and those who still have the chance must seek for meaning rather than just keep complaining all the time. Ive been reading some... Read more »