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What Causes Rashes On Patients With Hiv

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Three Different Med - Three Skin Rash

Help..I'm scared. I first started with Atripla, and after 9 days I developed a severe skin rash all over my body, legs, and arms. Then I was switched to Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir. Again, after 9 days I developed a severe skin rash all over my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Many patients will develop rashes for a variety of reasons during first months on effective HIV treatment. In some cases may be due to a reaction Read more »

Atripla Rash

Can Atripla cause a rash on the palms and tops of your hands and insides of the arms? I have now... Read more »

Atripla and rash/hives

I switched to Atripla ten weeks ago. I had some initial emergence of depression, but that faded. ... 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 Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... If Boosted,* # ofDoses/Day: n/a Common Side Effects: Nausea, diarrhea,headaches, skin rash, skin discoloration Serious Side Effects: Buildup of lactic acid in the blood, enlarged... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...vaccination or 18 days after contact with a smallpox case. The following are relevant additional points to smallpox vaccination in patients with HIV/AIDS. Q. What is the expected outcome of smallpox in the HIV-infected person in the absence... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

...antiretrovirals (ARVs) for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) in treatment-naive and treatment-experienced adult patients, respectively. Based on the ARTEMIS results, the United States Department of Health & Human Services... Read more »
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HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...include chronic fatigue, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, mental changes such as memory loss, persistent cough, severe recurrent skin rashes and swelling of the lymph nodes. HOW DOES AIDS KILL? * As the virus attacks the immune system, people... Read more »

Pityriasis Rosea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is Pityriasis Rosea a skin rash among HIV poz people or is it just a common rash among young people ? can someone please help me Read more »

HIV Antibody Testing

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know why HIV antibody tests are done, rather than just directly checking for the HIV virus in the bloodstream? In HIV+ people, their blood Read more »