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Where Does Hiv Rash Appear
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
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
Depends on the rash: The rash associated with acute HIV (red flat rash over trunk ; sometimes face) occurs in 50% and is very transient. Kaposi sarcoma lesions tend to stick around a long time with or without treatment. Eosinophilic (allergic) dermatitis assoc w/hiv tends to stick around w/o therapy ; fungal infections do the same. There are some specific rashes to late stage HIV which also stick around a long time. ...Read more
Not HIV: The rash associated with HIV lasts at least several days, often 2+ weeks, and is continuous. Also, rash is never the only symptom of a new HIV infection. A rash that comes and goes this quickly probably is an allergic reaction of some sort. Get medical care if it continues or you remain concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pls I had whitish rashes at the base of my penis and it was followed by swollen iguinal lymphnodes. Could it be hiv?
Unknown: You need to see the doctor for testing and evaluation. This is not an appropriate forum to try to get diagnosis. You must see a physician since it could be very minor or it could be a more significant issue. ...Read more
Hi Does hiv rashes appears after 5 months and they appear frequently or they appear one after one i am talking after 5 months of hiv doubts?
Listen buddy: At five months after a risky contact, your ordinary lab screen is almost certain to be positive, and a nucleus acid based text is certain to be positive. Stop doing this to yourself, man. If your labs are clear, give thanks for good health, love safely, and get on with your life. Get the rash diagnosed by a competent physician; this isn't how HIV announces itself anyway. ...Read more
What could this rashes be? I feel sick and weak my troat hurts, it hard for me to goto restroom. Lost ten pounds. I took HIV test it came back neg.
I had unprotected sex few monthes back and started to have rashes recently. Red patches with little red spot. So is it hiv?
Rashes and HIV: Given the time frame you mention I am much more worried about syphilis. You must be tested. Hiv can show up with a pale full body rash, but this is rare. Syphilis can be deadly. It is time to get to a testing site or to your family doctor. Do not let fear delay you getting the information and testing you need. ...Read more
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 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?
Dishwasher got cut n his blood on table. After 2 hours i youched blood then is there any risk 4 HIV considering small cut n rashes in my hand.
Very unlikely: The risk is virtually zero.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr ED the deliveryman xut hand in front of me and catch plastic so obiously blood is wet n got pn my rashes n cut from plastic. Is this HIV risk.
I have been having some rashes on my hand and chest and was wondering if it could be herpes or hiv. I tested + for herpes 1 and - for HIV after 32 day?
Rash: Generalized heretic lesion tend to be red raised lesions with a pustular center. Generally isolated not in crops necessarily. As to HIV skin manifestation ms can be many most not primary as much as secondary to other agents. Should seek medical attention and get appropriate testing especially if high risk lifestyle. ...Read more
What do the rashes look like if someone has been infected with hiv? Are they small red bumps that look like insect bites that itch?
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 had unprotected sex 2 years ago. last summer, I started having this rashes on the triceps, this spring I had severe dandruf on my scalp. Hiv o no?
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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