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I have a skin rash on my arms and legs. could i have hiv?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
HIV Rash: When a rash presents with initial HIV symptoms – it is usually more prominent on the central body then on extremities. Early HIV symptoms (fatigue, sore throat, mouth sores, joint or muscle pain, fever, headache, rash or swollen lymph nodes) often begin 1 to 2 months after transmission ; may be present from 1 to 4 weeks.

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