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I keep getting these rashes over the last 2-3 weeks. They feel

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I keep getting these rashes over the last 2-3 weeks. They feel warm to touch and sometimes itchy. Are these HIV rashes? I'm really worried.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
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You would not be getting HIV rashes that are recurrent.

This sounds like allergy or exposure to something you are sensitive to.

That said, if you had exposure to HIV, you need to be tested.

If you had a fever, rash and flu like illness several weeks after exposure, that then went away and did not come back, then this could be consistent with HIV and testing is needed here as well.

Let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

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Thank you for your reply. I noticed I didn't include pictures. I thought originally it may be a reaction to something. I'm not so sure. What do you think the rashes could be? They've been on and off for 2-3 weeks now.


 


Many thanks,


Adam

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
This looks like contact dermatitis.
Go show it to your doctor.

It appears that you are being exposed and re exposed to something .

I do not think this is HIV, unless there is a clear history of exposure by an HIV infected person, 3 to 6 weeks ago, and even then it is not likely .

Let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank your reply. I will see my doctor soon as possible. Thank you for your help today doctor


 


Kind Regards,


Adam

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