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Posted by: Wondering | 2009/02/12

What is this?

Hi doctor

I would just like to know what the HIV rash looks like. Is it red, looking like that of a normal allergy, or does it appear in dark blotches? Where on the body does it typically appear, and what other symptoms usually accompany it?

Thank you.

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Dear Wondering
The rash is slightly raised, small pimples and dark in colour
See http://www.aids-images.ch/index.php?what=images&id=593&t=28&print=true
http://depts.washington.edu/hivaids/initial/case1/fig2d.html
Dr Bets

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