Virus

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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Condyloma – HPV and Genital Warts

Condyloma acuminata, better known as HPV genital warts, are a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV genital warts can affect both women and men and can affect both the genital and the oral area. What are genital warts? Genital warts are small growths on the skin usually having the same …

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