What HIV Can Do to Your Skin
One of the earliest harbingers of HIV infection is your skin. When certain infections or conditions develop, it can often be a sign that the HIV is progressing. That’s why we call the ones that take advantage of the infected person’s weakened immune system “opportunistic infections.” Meanwhile, other skin conditions are linked to the immune system rebounding due to the success of HIV treatments. Essentially, the status of your HIV infection can determine the presence and severity of many skin conditions.
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