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Will Hiv Rash Start On Chest

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Certian hiv and psyh. meds causing rash

I take kaletra and truvada and adderall and trileptal everyday and now i have a very bad rash on my chest and private parts is this something i need to worry about ?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you have been on the HIV meds for a while (>> months) then unlikely that the rash is due to those medications. Both Adderall and Trileptal can cause rashes (sometimes very serious necessitating stopping meds Read more »

rash/hives

my boyfriend started to have rash or what it seems to be hive on his arms, legs, and chest. he has... Read more »

rash and fever, on atripla + septrin

Hi,I have recently been diagnosed hiv+, as a late presenter. My CD4 is 170, VL 170000. I... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...lives in nerve tissue. Outbreaks of shingles start with itching, numbness, tingling or severe pain in a belt-like pattern on the chest, back, or around the nose and eyes. In rare cases, herpes can infect the facial or eye nerves. This can cause... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...of AIDS-defining illnesses, affecting up to 1 in 5 people with AIDS. It often occurs together with thrush. Symptoms include chest pain, nausea and pain when swallowing. The esophagus may become partly blocked by coatings and spots that build up.... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...MAC disease before you start preventive therapy, as this may lead to drug-resistant bacteria. It is also essential to have a chest X-ray and tuberculosis (TB) skin test. The bacteria that cause MAC and TB are related. Some drugs used to treat MAC... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye inflammation. Although less common, some people... Read more »
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Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...recommended I use this new Afro Amer. facial soap bar. As my face started to clear up, about 2 weeks later, I developed this rash on my face in the inner cheek area on both sides and here and there on the rest of my face. It didn't burn or... Read more »

Rashes, rashes and more rashes...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...OK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body... Read more »

Does the rash itch?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a rash that itches?? I've all of a sudden developed a rash (about 9-10 days after exposure). Its pretty much only on front. Chest and a little of my stomach. Its more like little raised welts. VERY noticible to say the least. BUT.....I've... Read more »

chest rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex in dec 2003. been experiencing ongoing chest rashes that come and go for 3 months now. no pain or itching and they only last about half an hour. someone told me that its Read more »