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What Does Maculopapular Rash Look Like

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What does HIV rash look like?

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

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Erythematous maculopapular

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is erythematous maculopapular? I thought I read it possible marks on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet? Anyone heard of this and what causes it? Is it hiv related? Thanks and GOD BLess.

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I had sex with someone who had lots of red spots (the size of a coin) on his back. In the middle of each "coin" he had something that - i think - looked like a pimple. He had some on his chest as well.

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Ars Rash

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Can someone describe what rash looks like and where it will show up. Is it big or small. How long does it last Read more »

Rash all over

Posted by hopenot, 1 Reply
Not sure of the level of risk, we did use protection but I'm not sure if he left it on the whole time. I think and hope he did. Here I am two weeks later with a head to toe red burning sensation that really feels like and looks like a sunburn. I... Read more »
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erythematous maculopapular?

What is this and is it hiv related? Does it just appear on the palms of hands and soles of the feet? Please answer. Thank you....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I am not a doctor, so please see your doctor if you have any questions about symptoms that you are experiencing. You should also avoid any attempts to diagnose your symptoms on your own.I believe that you are referring to the type of rash that is... Read more »

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= target=_new>ARS Rash</a> for an answer to your question.RMK... Read more »

please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Can I please describe "everything (I) know" about the rash caused by ARS? Yes, I can, but no I will not. It would take pages and pages and I do not feel it is a valid use of my time nor would it be particularly fascinating or useful... Read more »


Dear Doctor,I truly value your opion and believe that it is invaluable what you are doing for everyone.I just have two questions for you. 1st, the rash described during ARS bascically looks like that of other conditions. My question, how can a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Acute retroviral syndrome--the acute flu/mono-like illness a person experiences approximately three weeks after infection with HIV--is not diagnosed by signs and symptoms alone. A medical provider can diagnose this syndrome by taking a thorough... Read more »

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