Is Heat Rash A Symptom Of Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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What is thrush?

I know this is for mental health but you seem to respond more than anyone else I have written to, so I will ask you again for your help. If I have a rash type thing on my backside...does it have to do with heat and maybe just a rash, or could this...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Your question is a medical one that I am not at all qualified to answer. You will need to resubmit your question to the Body's medical expert in order to receive a response from an expert who is qualified to give you an answer. I apologize for not... Read more »

Atripla, hallucinations, rashes, sweats

I just started taking atripla and I have developed an angry full body rash today. Prior to this I had bouts of cramps, severe night sweats, hallucinations, and a bad stomach.Is this par for the course?What are the percentage of patients who...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You are off to a rough start-worse than most (maybe 10% have severe initial symptoms like you have experienced). I would contact your HIV provider for assessment and treatment of the rash, GI symptoms, and sleep/night time difficulties. For most... Read more »

Symptoms at 4 months?

Doctor Bob-I'm not sure if you remember with the tons of e-mails you receive, but I'm the military guy currently waiting for my results in Iraq. I was concerned with possible symptoms and you put my mind at rest once already. The wait has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Military Guy,Acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms related to HIV infection manifest themselves two to three weeks after primary infection. Are your headaches occurring four months after a potential exposure suggestive of HIV or a weakening... Read more »

How Do I Know If A Symptom Is HIV Related?

Hi Dr Young,Thankyou for answering my previous post. (I am the newly-diagnosed westerner living in Thailand). Again, I appreciate your time and the great information provided on this site - its hard to come by here!In your answer that you gave me,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Westerner,Thanks for your post. We've received contact from another Westerner in Bangkok who'd be willing to discuss your situation with you. Feel free to write back (in confidence) with your contact information and I'll get each of you in... Read more »
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