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What Is A Generalized Rash

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Sustiva rash

I am on Day 8 of sustiva and i am having a rash all over my body. How do i tell whether the rash is mild, moderate or serious?I am worried sick. I can't go out now and i am running out of leave. How long will the rash last? I can't work...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would inform your HIV provider about your rash watching for involvement of eyes, mouth or other mucosal surfaces. Generally efavirenz related rashes can be treated through (often with an antihistamine) with clearance usually seen over 7-10 days.... Read more »

Side effects and rash

I started meds on April 4/08 (Atripla). After 10 days I have started to develop a rash all over.... Read more »

Body Rash

I have been taking viramune and kaletra for two week's, I have a rash over 50 of my body.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Renews Goal to Reverse Spread of HIV by 2015

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday at a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly to review the body's response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic said he believes it is possible to halt and reverse the spread of the disease by 2015, despite... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Allergic Reactions and Other General Cautions

Few serious side effects have been reported by people who use herbal therapies. But no reportage doesn't mean that herbal therapies never cause problems. We have tried to mention important side effects in our overview of each therapy, but you should... Read more »

Skin Rash

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Eosinophilia: an increased number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Eosinophils are a part of the body's immune system that can damage healthy tissue if they malfunction. Non-nucleoside reverse... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Surgeon General Carmona Honors Former Surgeon General Koop, Who Prepared Federal Report on AIDS

Surgeon General Richard Carmona on Tuesday awarded to former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop the Surgeon General's Medallion -- the highest award the surgeon general can bestow on a civilian, according to an HHS release. Koop, who served as surgeon... Read more »
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General Itchyness Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is general itchyness a sign of Hiv infection

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Sintomas de gripe en general y manchas ... dudas.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Mi periodo ventana ya ha finalizado (la relacion fue en septiembre). A los 10 dias me resfrie, que solo duro una semana. Luego en noviembre tambien pille una pequea gripe solo de garganta y duro unos dias, y ahora me estoy volviendo a resfriar. He... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
What r the early symptons of AIDS? I have a rash it looks like ringworms, but I was wondering if it's a early sympton. Are the HIV rashes recurring?

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Rash Question

Posted by eh3572, 2 Replies
Can someone tell me what the rash for acute hiv looks like and also if it itches. I have this weird itchy red rash 8 days after exposure and it moved from my arms to hands and feet. I am worried sick. Thanks

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