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Does Hiv Cause Itching
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
Newly HIV positive?: Hiv seroconversion can appear in a variety of ways. A common way is a rash that can even be as severe as one causing hives. If you have any concerns that you got infected from HIV please find an expert to help you through this time. You can look here: http://www.Glma.Org. There are some great doctors in chicago that can walk you through this scare. ...Read more
Possibly.: It can spread to the skin.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes.: Whether caused by an HIV medication or by HIV itself, HIV rashes commonly appear as red areas on the skin, often covered with small red bumps. The main symptom of the rash is itchiness. Hiv related rashes can happen on any part of ther body, but most often occur on the face and chest, and sometimes on the feet and hands. These rashes can also be seen in association with mouth ulcers. ...Read more
Uncircumcised?: Uncircumcised penis may be susceptible to getting a yeast infection especially after contact with a partner with monilial vaginitis. Be sure that you get this checked out. If you don't not have a yeast infection and your partner is circumcised, then ask him to get checked for diabetes. It has no bearing on HIV however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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