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A 20-year-old male asked:

Sir, please tell me how is acute hiv rash look like ?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Many: There are many types. See a dermatologist for evaluation. A dermatologist can do a biopsy and blood test to evaluate the rash.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what an acute HIV rash looks like?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
See picture: An acute HIV rash is often described as a generalized rash that typically occurs 48 to 72 hours after the onset of fever and persists for five to eight days. The upper thorax, collar region, and face are most affected with well-circumscribed, red colored macules or maculopapules. See picture for an example.

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