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Where Do Most Hiv Rashes Occur

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Re-occuring Salivary Gland inflammation with Rash

I've recently had inflammation of my salivary gland on the left side under my tongue which has been re-occuring off and on for the past 2 months. Along with the inflammation it seems a rash is consitant with the presence of the gland...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
From my vantage point, these appear to be 3 different issues. Regarding the gland, is it really the salivary gland and not an enlarged lymph node? Also, is there really only the one gland or node that is increased in size? HIV itself can cause both... Read more »

Rash occurring on various combinations of medications and exercise

I am female, 32 years old, recently started taking meds for the first time. The first combination... Read more »

Rash occurring on various combinations of medications

I recently started taking meds for the first time. The first combination was combivir/sustiva and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

35% of Annual New HIV Infections in Spain Occur Among Immigrants, Researcher Says at Conference

Thirty-five percent of the 2,000 to 2,500 new HIV infections in Spain last year occurred among immigrants, Daniel Zulaika, president of the AIDS Interdisciplinary Society of Spain, said Wednesday at the XI National Congress on AIDS in Cordoba,... Read more »

How Drug Resistance Occurs

HIV medications are best at fighting the regular ("wild-type") -- not the mutated -- virus. Although most HIV mutations are harmless, sometimes HIV can get lucky: If a mutation differs in just the right way, it can render an HIV medication useless.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Despite Increased Global Attention to HIV/AIDS Pandemic, More Infections, Deaths Occur, NEJM Perspective Piece Says

Although "funding, global attention and political will" aimed at the HIV/AIDS pandemic have increased, "more infections and more deaths continue to occur," and participants in the XV International AIDS Conference have the "daunting task" of... Read more »
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can conversion occur at 8 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
read that most conversion symptoms occur 2 - 4 weeks after exposure. im now at 8 weeks after
an unprotected anal, anonymous encouter with another man.
can swollen glands, extreme sleepiness and temp occur this late? my temp is running 99.9.
is that... Read more »


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 »

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

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HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
Hello Friends,

During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I referred to a book in the British Council Library which says the following :
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