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Acute Hiv Rash Itchy
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
HIV: acute HIV infection may present symptoms in only 20-50% of patients. However if there are symptoms, they are very nonspecific and may be similar to other viral illnesses such as mono. Fever is very common 96% and rash is seen in about 70%. Most commonly rash involves whole body and may or may not itch, also may see mouth, genital and rectal ulcers as well ...Read more
A week later after having protected sex I had devloped rash its itchy however it gets disappear in 2 days?Is its symptoms of HIV infection
Sounds like yeast: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. There are other possibilities so getting tested after unprotected intercourse is always recommended. In the future use condoms to reduce your risk and see a doctor to start effective birth control to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more
I have itchy rash that started on my thighs about 3 to 4 weeks ago, and now it has developed on my face. What could be the cause? Could it be hiv
Itchy red rash between chest.Reoccurring..Accidentally fell of trash can with lots of used needles 9 months ago .Had 4 needle stabs..Can it b a HIV symt?
While red itchy rash are appering for 1 month, i did HIV antibody test that showed non-reactive.But, rash are still appearing.Still need worry for hiv?
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more