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What Does The Rash For Hiv/aids Look Like

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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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 ARS Rash for an answer to your question.RMK 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
...take my description of HIV associated rashes as rudimentary at best (see "What's exactly a rash?" http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q13055.qna).RMK Read more »

fear of hiv 2 -ars rash 18 yrs ago

I am the best friend of someone who has worried for almost 15 years about a rash she developed 18-19 years ago that sounds like the ars rash: it was on her entire front torso for 2 wks. had many red oval blotchy shaped patches with pits of dark red...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Your friend has a severe anxiety disorder. I'm glad to hear that she is seeing a psychiatrist.The HIV test that she had should have settled her concerns if they were going to respond to reality, but her emotions are overpowering 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 ARS Rash for more information about rashed associated to acute infection.Trying Read more »
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HIV Rash..PLEASE answer ( JackieB)?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I feel great otherwise and have always had protected sex. The last time I had sex was on January 25th. What does and AIDS/HIV rash look like? Would it come and go like this and would it be present absent any other symptoms? Please help.......... Read more »

HIV RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know there is little one can say about the HIV rash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? 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 »

HIV Rash???-HELP..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What does a HIV type rash look like? It is part of ARS or ARC? When does it happen? Is it the first sign of HIV or AIDS???..please please help me..I cant take the worry and my doctor won't see me for two weeks!..I HATE HMO's Read more »