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What Are Skin Shingles

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Shingles-like Skin Pain

My partner started taking Fuezon a few months ago and his numbers have improved dramatically but he has been suffering from skin pain .... first on his shoulders and neck and now it has moved to his stomach and back. His doctor doesn't know what is...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
Based on the information you provide, it doesn't sound like anything related to the Fuzeon injection site reactions. Is the pain occuring in any areas where injections have been given?If your partner's healthcare provider hasn't been able to... Read more »

Recurrence of Shingles

Dr. Joseph, Have you ever seen a case of Shingles lasted more than 1 month?! if yes in HIVer what... Read more »

yellow skin

hiv positive since 2000 taking kaletra+truvada for 5years notice yellowing of skin liver test is... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill with fluid. Later they break open and develop... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...has more information on shingles. Fact Sheet 508 discusses herpes simplex (cold sores and genital herpes.) Molluscum (a skin infection. See Fact Sheet 513 ). Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC): This opportunistic infection is related to... Read more »
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Fuzeon

...Name: Fuzeon Class: HIV fusion inhibitor (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: One subcutaneous (under the skin) injection of 90 mg (1 ml) twice daily (every 12 hours) into the upper arm, thigh or abdomen. Can be taken with or... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection... Read more »
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shingle will happen twice or more?

Posted by JHIV130306, 3 Replies
help!!! i had shingle few weeks ago but it seems recovered,however,i today felt that i have the same symptom of developing shingle the other side of my body!!! will this happen this way? anyone had this situation before? please~~~~i'm so... Read more »

Need Help....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...going on. Went to doctor, take swap and sample test and said could be leukoplakia 20 week: Rash on foot Now(Week 34): Dry skin on penis, fatigue, pressure on chest, mouth problems (OHL I guess, but do u think doctor will know the difference... Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Someone told me that shingles is one of the first indications of being HIV positive. I had shingles in 2002, and has felt fine since then. Although I do occassionally Read more »

Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 4 Replies
...Hi there. I had chicken pox at 5 years old so can develop shingles. I haven't been to the doctor yet but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy Read more »