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Author Topic: Truvada/Isentress itchy skin?  (Read 2691 times)

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Offline Newguy

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Truvada/Isentress itchy skin?
« on: March 28, 2013, 09:03:31 PM »
Hi everyone

I am on five months of Truvada and Isentress and so far so good but the last two weeks or so I have had itchy thighs/bum, legs and what not. I do not know if this is because of the meds or if I have something else? I just got a full panel of std testing and all came back fine, maybe scabies? Has anyone had this itchy feeling on there legs/thighs/bum? There seems to be little bumps when I scratch a lot?

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Offline Jeff G

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Re: Truvada/Isentress itchy skin?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2013, 09:10:38 PM »
Delayed side effects such as rashes although not unheard of is a bit rare after 5 months .

Its a guessing game to try and say what's causing it via the internet so you may just have to see a doc to get to the bottom of your mystery rash .
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Offline Newguy

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Re: Truvada/Isentress itchy skin?
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2013, 09:47:25 PM »
Thanks for the reply Jeff

The doc said not to worry about it. But in all fairness I have always had sensitive skin long before HIV. It is just so easy to blame everything on HIV and or the meds now. I actually like the Truvada and Isentress and do not want to even think about stopping or changing as everything seems to be working fine.

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