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HIV Rash – Characteristics and causes of skin rash in HIV+

What is an HIV skin rash? A skin rash is a skin condition characterized by redness of the skin, red spots or small red bumps on the skin, itchiness (pruritus) and sometime discomfort or pain. It can be both an early sign of acute HIV infection as part of the flu-like symptoms developing 1-6 weeks …

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Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) – Symptoms and Treatment

Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a generally mild but highly contagious disease caused by a virus. It usually affects children below 10 and in particular those below 5, however it is also possible for adults to get the disease. Hand foot and mouth disease is commonly caused by a coxsackievirus, but other types …

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