What Does Hiv Rash Look And Feel Like

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel.
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Skin Rashes while taking Truvada and Stocrin

Last night was my third day of taking the meds - Truvada and Stocrin. I have a slight fever after came from work. I took the medicine on time and go to sleep. When I woke this morning, i noticed skin rashes all over my arm, my body, and legs. The...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Rash is an uncommon, but not rare side effect of many HIV medications, including efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin, part of Atripla) and tenofovir/FTC (Truvada). By simple odds, it's most Read more »

skin problems before HIV = rashes on AVT?

I have always had skin problems - acne, eczema, dermatitis, etc., including rashes on my arms every summer from the sun. Recently I was infected with HIV, and one of the symptoms includes a buring feeling on my arms, back, and face (but not a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I haven't noticed that rash prone patients clearly have increased problems with rash on currently used antiretroviral medications. KH Read more »

Feeling terrible in an HIV-ignorant region. Please help me.

Dear Doc, I hope you're doing fine and thanks for your time answering and providing relief and accurate information to people around the world. At this moment, I can basically only trust you and your response. I feel totally desperate and isolated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...East write to me in panic about possible HIV. Everyone of whom also complains bitterly about the repressive attitudes about HIV/AIDS in that part of the world. And yet very little seems to be happening to address the ignorance and stigma... Read more »

re: epidermis rash

Thanks for the tip Dr. Bob! I had to relent and get myself to the ER last night. Yesterday I got to feeling like a Linda Blair heading turning move, thankfully without the pea soup scene. Feeling like I was a caged animal walking back and forth,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lips are back. That's a start in the right direction. Now we need to work on the Brad Pitt torso. I hope you'll be seeing your HIV specialist very soon (like today, if possible). How we start and stop antiretrovirals can be tricky, because we... Read more »
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