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What Skin Disorders Do Hiv Patients Have

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skin discoloration

Hi Doc,This is a follow-up question, 7/12/2006)My skin is getting considerably darker on my treatment regime(Combivir and Lexiva). I am going to switch out the AZT to Viread, but before I do I was hoping that you could point me in the direction of a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would be interested to find out what is causing your skin darkening myself. The only dermatology group I am familiar with in NYC is led by Dr. Alvin Friedman-Kien at NYU. KH Read more »


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side effects

wat r the dermatological manifestations of hiv treatment? Read more »

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

...the viral protein chains down to their functional sizes, thereby preventing the formation of mature virus particles. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Darunavir, taken with ritonavir, was initially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA)... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...recommended for individuals with HIV infection regardless of CD4 cell count. Individuals with immune deficiencies, including HIV/AIDS, may develop severe complications from smallpox vaccination with generalized vaccinia or progressive vaccinia. ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...(liver) failure, and fatality due to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, erythema multiforme, and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), all skin disorders. These are very rare side effects. The FDA reported, "Discontinue Intelence immediately if signs or... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies groin/neck areas 20. Fatigue and tiredness 21 . Memory issues, loss of words, slurred speech It is well documented that skin disorders, myalgias, neuropathies and oral ulcerations are very prevalent for HIV infection, correct? Most recently... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... To Whom It May Concern: RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our Read more »