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Are my skin conditions a sign of HIV?
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Are my skin conditions a sign of HIV?

So I've always had skin issues. At a young age I was diagnosed with Psoriasis and Keratosis pilaris, both of which have gotten better with age. About 7 years ago, I had unprotected sex with someone who's status I don't know. I don't recall getting sick after our few incounters. But last year at the age of 27, my dermatologist diagnosed me with rosacea (which my father has) and seborrheic dermatitis. When I started researching about both I found that seborrheic dermatitis is associated with HIV. Then, not long after I got ringworm on my face. A year later I now live on a different country and colder climate, I now have eczema. Are my skin conditions related to HIV? I've never had an HIV test.
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Stay off the computer. None of those skin problems are specifically related to HIV. If you had an exposure go test and obtain your results.
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Thanks! I'm just concerned about the sudden increase in my skin conditions.
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