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How does an HIV hive look like?

How does an HIV hive look like?

HIV: Urticaria (hives) secondary to HIV disease is no different than due to anything else. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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


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Wut does an HIV rash look like?

Wut does an HIV rash look like?

See photo: About 50% of people who get infected with HIV will have a rash 2 - 3 weeks after infection. It can be quite mild, and there can be other associated symptoms like sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, loss of appetite, generalized achiness, etc. All together, about 70% of people have some sort of symptom after infection, and they last for a day to a week. Get checked if you are worried. ...Read more

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Wut does an HIV rash look like?

Wut does an HIV rash look like?

HIV Rash: Signs and symptoms of this HIV rash include
brown or red razor skin bumps resembling eczema. Bumps are dark red and brown in individuals with light skin while in those having dark skin; these bumps are dark purple and black.
Rashes affect any part of body, but develop mostly on areas such as the face, hands, feet as well as trunk.
Some individuals may experience blisters in the moist regions. ...Read more

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What does an HIV rash look like?

Varies: It can look like red blotches called kaposis sarcoma, it can be non specific rash early in the disease, amd have raised areas which can be inflammatory or signs of infection. If there is a concern testing by a md to document whether this is HIV is very important. Do not delay be evaluated and start treatment as early as possible. ...Read more

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What dose an hiv rash look like?

What dose an hiv rash look like?

HIV urticaria: HIV rash is a common symptom of HIV infection. Around 85% of HIV positive individuals will experience a rash at some point in their infection. More than several HIV medications in and of themselves can cause rash as well. ...Read more

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What does early HIV rash look like?

Not one answer: There is no definitive rash that marks early HIV infection. Most patients do not develop any rash while others may get spots, pimples, psoriasis-like plaques, etc. Etc. If youre concerned about hiv, it is easier and faster to get an HIV test than to begin deciphering the meaning behind a rash. ...Read more

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What does hiv rash look like? And where does it appear?

What does hiv rash look like? And where does it appear?

Not specific: Rash due to HIV varies with the stage of disease and related complications. Rash may be due to fungal infection of the skin due to immunodeficiency, Kaposi's sarcoma, nutritional deficiencies due to intestinal lesions, bacterial infections of the skin. See this site for more info.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/basics/symptoms/CON-20013732 ...Read more

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How do HIV lesions look?

How do HIV lesions look?

Lesions can vary: The most common HIV related lesion is kaposi sarcoma (ks). Its a purple-red raised painless lesion. It can occur anywhere on the skin but is seen mostly on the legs and trunk. ...Read more

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Do HIV cause lesions on penis?

Not directly, no.: Hiv does not cause a lesion on the penis itself, but there are several other associated penile lesions that are more common in people with hiv. These include condyloma (hpv virus), molluscum contagiosum (pox virus), rarely, kaposi sarcoma (hhv), and penile cancer (hpv virus), among others. Other std's are more common in those with HIV too HIV can though cause swollen lymph nodes in the groin. ...Read more

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Does HIV rash look like fungus?

Does HIV rash look like fungus?

HIV rash?: I don't know what you mean by HIV rash. There are a variety of skin conditions that can occur with untreated hiv, but there's no such thing as an HIV rash. ...Read more

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What does acute HIV rash look like?

HIV : Usually maculopapular like measles, but can be hives, or almost any other form. If you think you may have HIV disease please go and be tested asap. ...Read more

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Sir, please tell me how is acute HIV rash look like ?

Sir, please tell me how is acute HIV rash look like ?

Many: There are many types. See a dermatologist for evaluation. A dermatologist can do a biopsy and blood test to evaluate the rash. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does lymph glands look like to ensure it's an HIV symptom?

Nonspecific reaction: The lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses hiv, cancers, etc. When it detects any problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. ...Read more

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How HIV rash will look like? And after exposure how long will it take for ARS symptoms.

How HIV rash will look like? And after exposure how long will it take for ARS symptoms.

See below: ARS symptoms are variable in scope and timing. It is best to get tested if you have any doubt about being infected. Consult this site for image of HIV rash.

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A86.J3bK.AlV.0sAFConnIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTB0MzkwOG5yBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2dxMQR2dGlkA1lIUzAwNF8x?_adv_prop=image&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&va=hiv+rash+pictures+symptoms&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001 ...Read more

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I've been experiencing abnormal odor and itching. I don't feel pain or have lesions. But I'm terrified of viruses like hiv. could i have trich?

I've been experiencing abnormal odor and itching. I don't feel pain or have lesions. But I'm terrified of viruses like hiv. could i have trich?

Rather than: guess about gynecological symptoms - it would be in your best interest to have this worked up by your physician or at an STD clinic. Take care. ...Read more

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What does an hiv/aids rash look like? When does it start to develop?

What does an hiv/aids rash look like? When does it start to develop?

HIV Rash: A recent UC San Diego study showed that most people who have HIV infection (around 90 percent) experience skin symptoms and changes at some stage of the disease. A rash is the most common symptom of HIV; however, it is not always caused by HIV. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with herpes by culture swab. Lesions appear very atypical for herpes but look a lot like molluscum. Hiv negative. Could i not have hsv?

Diagnosed with herpes by culture swab. Lesions appear very atypical for herpes but look a lot like molluscum. Hiv negative. Could i not have hsv?

Both?: You could have two co-existing viruses, or just atypical appearing lesions. It is unlikely the swab for hsv was wrong. If in doubt, you can always repeat the test. However, if it is between outbreaks, you run the risk of a false negative. ...Read more

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What would a person look like in the late stage of HIV or with aids. Due to the fact the immune system is already weak!

What would a person look like in the late stage of HIV or with aids. Due to the fact the immune system is already weak!

Normal, need test: This is the second time you've asked a similar question. Most people with HIV look healthy even with a weak immune system. Sometimes there is weight loss, dry skin, and fatigue, but even with advanced AIDS, most people look fine. If you are worried someone you know might have HIV or is at risk, suggest testing. For sure do not judge a possible sex partner by appearance. ...Read more

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Does HIV rash look like body acne?

See below: A patient with HIV may have a variety of skin ailments as many viral infections clearly affect HIV patients more than non HIV patients this is also true of some fungal and bacterial infections as well-so the skin may have several different types lesions. ...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