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Difference Between An Hiv Rash And Heat Rash
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
Vast: Ivy dermatitis is an allergic reaction present only on areas exposed to the sap of the plant. Itching is intense and blisters are common. Ivy dermatitis shows lines and patterns. Heat rash is diffuse and symmetrical. It is much less itchy. Blisters are not usually present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Caused by heat: Heat rash is caused by heat. It has a variety of presentations, most common being red bumps with small vesicles that are easily ruptured. Contact dermatitis is extremely itchy and is localized to areas that are exposed to the offending agent. It is always red and swollen and sometimes has small vesicles with the affected area. ...Read more
Diaper rash: is a generic term, can include allergic reaction (allergic contact dermatitis) to the diaper material, rare, most commonly is a fungal infection to the diaper area due to wetness, after antibiotics usage, etc., your best bet is to keep the area as dry as possible and use protective creams, if the rash persists please see your doctor ...Read more
Yes: Urticaria, "hives" are itchy, raised red bumps that typically move around from one skin site to another and last less than 24hrs in one location (hives can occur daily, but typically come and go). Cholinergic urticaria "heat hives" are hives that occur when the body is overheated by exercise. Raising the body temperature more than 0.7 degrees (hot bath) may be sufficient to trigger "heat" hive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antigenicity: Hiv-1 is the major cause of aids in the usa. It differs from hiv-2 by its molecular structure. Hiv-2 has predominantly been seen in africa and appears less pathogenic than hiv-1, although the differences ultimately have little weight on outcome. An antigen is the chemical structure which stimulates the formation of antibodies, and the difference is a serological one. ...Read more
All quite different.: Heat rash (or prickly heat, or miliaria) is the rash produced when heat causes your sweat glands to plug up. Heat stroke is the overheating of your entire body when you spend too much time in a hot environment, become dehydrated, and can't produce enough sweat to cool your body. Sun poisoning is just another name for a bad sunburn. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. However, similar-appearing aphthous ulcers can be seen with herpes, crohn's disease, and other systemic disorders, if you have multiple aphthous ulcers or frequently recurring ones please have the lesions checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pubic Lice vs razor: Rash. Blue spots may show on the skin where pubic lice (phthirus pubis )have been feeding. Nits (eggs) may be found on the pubic hairs. The lice’s saliva can cause a person to become very itchy, which is usually worse at night. Sores can develop when the skin is scratched.**razor burn can occur after shaving. The skin becomes red ; inflamed ; may sting or itch. ...Read more
Scabies: Scabies has the following:itching, especially at night rashes, especially between the fingers sores (abrasions) on the skin from scratching and digging thin, pencil-mark lines on the skin mites may be more widespread on a baby's skin, causing pimples over the trunk, or small blisters over the palms and soles. In young children, the head, neck, shoulders, palms, and soles are involved. ...Read more
Deffinate differenc: Dry hands ie not very oily happens in winter, or if you keep on washing hands, or naturally dry skin like in atopic people whole skin is naturally dry, now if u donot care for it it will crack ( chapped) and very inflamed, allergic reaction like wheal and little bumps ( like hives) have h/o something causing it. ...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
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