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Where Do U Get A Rash If One Is Infected With Hiv

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The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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Is a rash one symptom of hiv?

Can hives or another type of rash be a symptom of Hiv? Are rashes of acute status or chronic status linked towards hiv infection more often than the other?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Rashes can occur throughout the course of HIV infection, During acute infection, a generalized rash is commonly seen, During chronic infection, rashes (eczema-like, seborrheic dermatitis, etc.) are also commonly seen. Rashes and other skin... Read more »

Is this an ARS-like rash or a fungal infection?

Sorry for this long question but your erudite answer would be greatly appreciated. I am an extremely HIV-aware individual and tested negative for HIV week-6. No encounters after this. Week 0 at an executive bash in Bangkok had a protected sexual...
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
1. NO2. NO, from what you describe. YES.3. Several cold viruses cause rashes in addition to cold/flu like symptoms. Nasal congestion, runny nose, blocked ears, etc, are not ARS symptoms.4. Extremely unlikely. Of all the thousands of dentists and... Read more »

Yeast Infection and Rash

Thank you for taking the time to answer my question.I am a 29 yr old female and dated a man from sept-nov during that time we had protected sex. I never performed oral sex on him, but he did perform oral sex on me. I have no reason to believe he is...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Yeast infections are relatively common in women who take mincycline, and they may occur at any time. I don't think that you are very likely to acquire HIV after receiving oral sex, and after having protected vaginal intercourse. The occurence... Read more »

Re:Possible infection (ARS RASH, 2011)

Thanks a lot doctor for the answer. I will get tested again and yes i need to sort this one out with her as she deserves to know. Last question: i have called couple of hot line and they said that rash is not considered early HIV symptoms would you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The type of rash you describe (see below) is not consistent with HIV-ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) rash. HIV-ARS rash is an erythematous (red) maculopapular (flat and raised) eruption occurring on the face and trunk, sometimes involving the... Read more »
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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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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 »

rash & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently posted a question here about a rash as a symptom of ars.Thnx for those that replyed I appreciate it greatly.I was asked to be more specific about my exposoire so here goes.I was involded in a scuffle between one of my friends and things... Read more »

GMan-Please read my post (Help!...HIV or PEP Rash)

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
I see your opinion and expertise are valued in this forum and I would love to have your opinion on my risk level and chances of contracting HIV.

Please read my post below (titled "Help ... HIV or PEP Rash"). Read more »