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I had an unprocted sex 3 days later I had rashes on my face n chest , 2 weeks later I'm down with a sorethroat ,can it be a symptom of HIV?

I had an unprocted sex 3 days later I had rashes on my face n chest , 2 weeks later I'm down with a sorethroat ,can it be a symptom of HIV?

Probably not: HIV takes time to alter your immune system. These would not be apparent in this short amount of time. However I would see a physician to find out what is causing these symptom. In all likelihood its a simple virus not HIV ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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Hiv rashes are they early symtoms or later stage symptoms?

Hiv rashes are they early symtoms or later stage symptoms?

Both and neither: There is marked variability in the symptoms of HIV. Rashes can occur at any stage and may not occur at all. If you have any doubt, get tested. God forbid, you test positive, there are effective treatments. ...Read more

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Rashes on edge of penis is it the infection or sign of hiv ?

Need more info: About the nature of the rash, ulcers? Red bumps? Blisters? But not necessarily at all a sign of hiv? You should be tested, though. ...Read more

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Is HIV test negative after 1 year accurate with lots of symptoms of HIV like white coated tounge and rashes on body?

Is HIV test negative after 1 year accurate with lots of symptoms of HIV like white coated tounge and rashes on body?

HIV test: You do not have hiv. Your symptoms in no way are diagnostic of hiv. Hiv may be on a list of possible causes for your symptoms but it is probably down a fifty places below other causes. Yes. Your test is accurate at 1 year. You do not have hiv. ...Read more

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I know HIV symptoms vary from person to person.But if there is fever+Flu+swollen Lymph node and if it is related to HIV then do rashes also come?

I know HIV symptoms vary from person to person.But if there is fever+Flu+swollen Lymph node and if it is related to HIV then do rashes also come?

Rash and HIV: Certainly HIV disease can give you a fever and enlarged lymph nodes AND A FEVER. But so do many other diseases, many of them benign viral diseases. Instead of worrying and guessing, better to go see the doctor and get tested. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate?. Last week, negative HIV test.

Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate?. Last week, negative HIV test.

Topiramate : Those are all potential side effects of topiramate. Contact your doctor and ask him or her what to do.Best wishes. Info can be found at www.Drugs.Com and type in topiramate and look under side effects. More detailed side effects are under the for professionals section. ...Read more

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Randomly got 4 or 5 rash in my hand and leg. Is it the symptom of hiv?

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Randomly got 4 or 5 rash in my hand and leg. Is it the symptom of hiv?

Not necessarily: Rashes are extremely nonspecific, and to say that it is a symptom of HIV would be inappropriate. If there is a concern, go get tested! ...Read more

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Can there be only 1 symptom after 3 weeks hiv exposure? I have some pimple non patchy like rash on neck and chest

Can there be only 1 symptom after 3 weeks hiv exposure? I have some pimple non patchy like rash on neck and chest

May be: There is no consistency to symptoms of HIV. None of the tests is 100% at three weeks. In about 12 weeks, you should get a test of HIV nucleic acids, if negative, it will essentially rule out HIV infection. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Hiv (Definition)

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


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more