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Women and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS (Acquired ImmuneDeficiency Syndrome) in America. While there were a handful of women amongthe first cases, AIDS was thought...
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Risk of HIV transmission from contact with a skin rash

I know I am overreacting, but I don't know much about HIV and could use some professional advice. I bought a homeless women lunch today and to thank me she gave me a big hug and she pressed her cheek against mine tightly. After talking she was...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I doubt it, but I'm not qualified to answer transmission questions. I deal with benefits and workplace issues.... Read more »

SKIN CARE FOR WOMEN

I`m HIV+ and I`m having problems with my skin.In my face it`s very dry and flaky around my hairline and jaw line.The rest of my face looks as if I have a rash.there are dry patches here and there all my body.I`m getting married soon, how can I clear...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Seborrheic dermatitis is a dry, flaky, often reddish skin condition that typically affects the scalp and face and is very common in HIV. The treatment of choice is 1% hydrocortisone. Sometimes adding clotrimazole cream helps. Clotrimazole is an... Read more »

Skin rash - hypersensitive skin

I have taken atripla for two years, I have these small red pimple like rash most of my body ans very itchy at night. Sometime they got infected after I scratch. I have been using clobetasol cream to suppress them. My t-cell is 630 at 20% and ny...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The description of your rash and skin pathology would be unusual but possible to be due to AtriplaIf you are on no other drugs and no potential triggering allergens have been identified then switching HIV drug on a trial basis is worth discussing... Read more »

skin problems before HIV = rashes on AVT?

I have always had skin problems - acne, eczema, dermatitis, etc., including rashes on my arms every summer from the sun. Recently I was infected with HIV, and one of the symptoms includes a buring feeling on my arms, back, and face (but not a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I haven't noticed that rash prone patients clearly have increased problems with rash on currently used antiretroviral medications. KH... Read more »
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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch?
How long does it last?

Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »

skin rashes

Posted by theman22, 2 Replies
i know that everyone says just because you have a rash doesnt mean you have hiv but i have had so many rashes in the past couple of months that its starting to worry me. they also seem like they never go away. i have all different rashes in all... Read more »

What is exactly skin rash ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anybody describe skin rash during ARS for me ? Is it small red dots or large ones ? Are there many of them or only a few ? Are they localized or can they appear anywhere on the body ? When they appear, do they last for a long time or do they... Read more »