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does hiv rash look like pimples

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely. minimum.: First of all, who doesn't love a good face and scalp massage? Regardless of HIV status, anyone with bleeding hands ought to attend to the bleeding be ... Read More
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
As we Discussed: Have masseuse wear latex gloves and you will be completely protected.
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Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
No worries : Hand washing with soap and water before massage is enough

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: There is no consistency to symptoms of HIV. None of the tests is 100% at three weeks. In about 12 weeks, you should get a test of HIV nucleic acids, i ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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It's neither.: Shingles is unilateral painful rash and HIV is a virus that affects certain white blood cells, not a rash.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms: described are not classic for either.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne: Pimple like rash in back and upper chest is usually acne. Anabolic compounds can cause increase acne. Follicular plugging and folliculitis might also ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Red Spots: Heat, fungus, parasites, bacteria and virus can cause red blotches to appear on your arm. Rosacea, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, eczema and shingles c ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Majed Maalouf
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Get tested : If you had exposure to HIV virus , you need to get tested because there is treatments now . No need to live in dought
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: The rash with HIV tends to be red and flat or a bit raised. People have other flu like symptoms as well. Pimples are probably just pimples. If lots mo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Not consisitent with HIV; however you will need to be screened and skin examined and treated. Protect yourself at all times- try condoms...or suffer t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: A patient with HIV may have a variety of skin ailments as many viral infections clearly affect HIV patients more than non HIV patients this is also t ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Have seen : That is kind of important to know isn't it? To find out which you would need to be seen.

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