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What Do The Rashes Look Like On A Person With Hiv

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Whose this person in the mirror that looks like me

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
When I first found out I was + (rather advanced aids) I was o.k. let the meds begin and I was feeling great. Then I got the rash but I was o.k. gaining weight and feeling fairly ok. Now I cry all the time, the worse episode was during s-e-x who... Read more »

What does HIV rash look like?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am concerned about infection.

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Looking for personal stories for HIV class THANKS!

Posted by collegestudent, 2 Replies
I'm currently taking a course on HIV and have also recently bought a great book by Carl Zimmer called "A Planet of Viruses." I have grown increasingly interested in the HIV and for my final project I would love to get some personal stories on coping... Read more »

looking for LGBTQI person to connect with

Posted by Kriss, 3 Replies
Hi,

I'm want someone to talk to about living with HIV and about being LGBTQ, and or being a person of color. Finaly, we can inspere each other to keep moving foward.

thanks,
keya

ps. I'm a black women youth who identify as queer and I am HIV+. Read more »

looking for LGBTQI person to connect with

Posted by Kriss
Hi,

I'm want someone to talk to about living with HIV and about being LGBTQ, and or being a person of color. Finaly, we can inspere each other to keep moving foward.

thanks,
keya

ps. I'm a black women youth who identify as queer and I am HIV+.
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What does HIV related rash look like? - Please answer Dr Kull

Hi Doctor Kull,I have researched and read through all the questions but there are no real description of what HIV related rash symptom look like? -Is is big and red or come in patches of small rashes? -Does it itch? -Does it bleed when scratched?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see <a href=http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q46052.html target=_new>ARS Rash</a> for an answer to your question.RMK... Read more »

HIV Rash and Fever

Dear Mr. Kull,What the rash associated with a HIV infection look like and what is the incubation period? Also, what is the incubation period of the fever associated with a HIV infection and how warm does the person get?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In general, people experience symptoms related to acute HIV infection 2-4 weeks after exposure. Please see <a href=http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q46052.html target=_new>ARS Rash</a> for more information... Read more »

rashes and hiv

hello doctor.you have mentioned about rashes in your forum many times.could you tell me where do these rashes mostly occur in people with hiv or basically how they look like?.are they same like any other rash?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You cannot diagnose HIV infection based on the presence or absence of a rash. HIV infection is diagnosed by an antibody test performed at least three months following exposure. Signs and symptoms that reflect those commonly experienced during the... Read more »

Hi could this rash be HIV related

Can you please tell me if you believe that this rash I have could be related to HIV? It has been a month since a possible exposure....and for 2 days I have had this little bumps all over my legs and a bit on my arms that are really itchy. They are...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and can not give you a medical opinion. It is best if you would go consult a physician in person for him or her to be able to diagnose what might be going on.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »
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