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What Causes Rashes On Body With Hiv

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Sudden appearance of body rash - HIV related?

I was diagnosed with HIV about 7 years ago. I have been relatively healthy and have never been hospitalized for HIV-related illnesses, or used any medications whatsoever. In the last two weeks, I have developed a body rash on my arms, back, lower...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Rashes are very common in the general population and more common still in HIV infected persons. Skin conditions commonly seeni n HIV infected persons include severe dry skin, seborrhea, folliculitis, and Read more »

rash everywhere in my body , pls i will donate $100 Canadian

H doctorI had bj from sex worker, today 9 days after i have rash allover my body not itcy but rash... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Skin Rash

...FDA are Agenerase, Aptivus, Crixivan, Fortovase, Invirase, Kaletra, Lexiva, Norvir, Reyataz, and Viracept. What kinds of skin rash can anti-HIV medications cause? Anti-HIV medications can cause mild skin rashes as well as serious, even... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...some cases, the side effects may differ: Rashes: Researchers say that HIV+ womenare more likely than men to experience skin rashes from HIV medications. Liver problems: Women are more likelyto experience liver problems as a medication... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...effects. The main side effects of TMP/SMX are nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and allergic skin reactions (rashes.) The skin rashes can be fairly common. TMP/SMX can cause Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a very serious skin rash. TMP/SMX can also... 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 »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and we plan to marry within 6 months so maybe I'm just scared somehow everything will be ruined. Could this have been the HIV rash? Thank you so much everyone. One! Read more »

Rash?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with no bumps...or does it look like poison ivy : reddened bumps similar to pimples with no itching. Where would it be on the body(near the groin or abdomen) and how large is it? Thanks to all. Read more »

Body rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anybody else experienced a slight whole body rash with HIV? My skin appears to be slightly more red and itchy now. This can be seen Read more »