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Hiv Rashes On Face
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?
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
I had a non itchy rashes on my chest and face and upper back all is gone only the one at my upper back is still the can it be hiv rash?
Have shingles and have been getting rashes on my leg, pubic area, face, mouth why would my doc want a HIV test, I am offended by this I have shingles ?
You should be tested: Try not to be offended, your doc has your best interest in mind and is being complete in the work up. 'Shingles' usually appears in a dermatome (meaning that it only follows one single nerve distribution). If we see that it is in MORE than one distribution then we start to worry about other underlying problems because it is not the way that shingles usually presents. I would recommend the test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I love having scalp and face massage got worried about HIV . If my masseuse is HIV and has bleeding hands i know he cannot penetrate my skin from scratches . But do pimple or rashes on face and scalp provide access to blood stream ? No worries ?
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
Scared for HIV exposure. Red skin under the head of my penis. No other symp.Possible exposure was 5 wks ago. Rash wouldn't just show up now, would it?
This is not HIV: HIV does not announce itself as a rash on your penis in any case. Chances are that this is a minor hygiene problem or perhaps mild allergy to clothing or detergent. If it stays around for 2 weeks or more, get it seen, or if it's painful, get evaluated now for possible herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had low risk exposure to HIV 3 months ago, I have pimple like rash on face, neck, chest and arms since 9 1/2 weeks till now. Could this be HIV rash?
Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?
Rash: It sounds more likely that it is an allergic reaction to something. The fact that it is not on the palms and soles of your feet makes other bad things less likely. Skin rashes are hard to diagnose and the diagnosis depends on where the rash is, the color, whether there are blotches, raised bumps and many other things. You can buy benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the pharmacy for itching and if it persists see DR. ...Read more
HIV: Acute HIV infection is asymptomatic in many individuals. For others however, symptoms like skin rash and flu-like symptoms can develop within 2 to 3 weeks from the time of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus or hiv. The skin rash and other acute HIV infection symptoms then disappear within a few weeks. ...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