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Red Bump on the penis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a little red bump or sore on my penis, is this normal amongst guys ? Read more »

Concerned, red bump

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just wondering, trying to get opinions, but it looks like there is a red bump, sort of like a pimple or a bug bite, right in the hairline above the shaft. I am sexualy active, and i do drink alohol. ive only been with one partner, and we both... Read more »

little red dots

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Anyone here know what these tiny red dots are on both my thighs? They aren't raised. I don't think they are folliculitis. I had a possible exposure to HIV 6 months ago. I had a negative antibody test at 5 1/2 months. These dots are really... Read more »

Redness?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Here is my situation: When I scratch my skin due to itchyness, it tends to become very red and the scratch marks become cleary visible, yet fades after about 5 minutes. My question is whether this is normal in every person or whether HIV makes the... Read more »

red bumps

Posted by Anonymous
are red bumps on the very back of the tongue normal?

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Red,Itchy bumps on face, neck and chest

I've been taking Truvada+Reyataz+Norvir for 3 weeks and now I developed red, itchy bumps on the face, neck and chest areas. They really bothered me so much. I called my doctor and he told me to stop taking Reyataz+Norvir but I am still taking...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would call your doctor and ask to be seen-you may be having a flare of eosinophilic folliculitis or seborrhea which can occur when starting effective HIV meds (part of immune reconstitution) or some other condition. Truvada alone is not... Read more »

itchy red bumps on neck/face currently on sustiva and truvada

i have itchy red bumps on my face and neck and maybe one or two on my back, i am on sustiva truvada and zithromax my doc says it's normal but he also told me to use selsun blue and that was a horrible suggestion, is this reaction normal or is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Localized rash like you describe could be due to a drug reaction but more often is due to some other problem like eosinophilic folliculitis, immune reconstitution reactions, and others. Selsun Blue sometimes helps decrease the problem actually if... Read more »

Red bumps?

I have noticed that i have been getting tiny red bumps on my legs, they arent exactally painfull but they seem to be centered around a single hair. they appear spiratically around my thighs.. any idea to what it is?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Skin problems are common in the setting of HIV infection with or without treatment. One of the more common causes is eosinophilic folliculitis which often appear as itchy red bumps near hair follicles. Evaluation by a HIV specialist and or a... Read more »

Itchy Red Bumps

Yesterday, 256 miles away in Atlanta, I was in the exam room with my good friend, a twenty year survivor, when the doctor told him he more than likely had "itchy red bumps". The good doctor had mentioned one of those scarey latin...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The word the doctor used was probably "folliculitis", meaning an infection of the gland at the base of a hair follicle. This can be caused by a number of different things: bacteria (usually Staph), fungus, and sometimes no cause is... Read more »
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