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Red dots on body due to HIV related pill - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   ow cn ihelp you?
User :   well.. i have HIV and at my 11th day of taking the pill Atripla, my body is full of red dots.
User :   can i take benadryl to reduce them?
User :   is it good??
Doctor :   i can help you
Doctor :   it is not definately good
Doctor :   since you have developed a reaction to the drug
Doctor :   when did this happen?
User :   well i have read on internet pages that is normal. but some people said that u have to stop using the pill and others said that u have to continue
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need to continue the pill for sure
User :   well.. 2 days ago i woke up and i saw little dots on my hands
Doctor :   but do not use any other medicine to
User :   i that it was like intoxication or something like that
Doctor :   counteract it
User :   i tool benadryl, but it doesnt work
User :   i thing because of that is getting whorst.
Doctor :   do npt speculate yourself
Doctor :   a reaction is expected of anti hiv drugs
Doctor :   but do not take any other medicine

Doctor :   to counteract it
User :   do u have msn??
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   you can chat only on this window
User :   yes but my time is getting over
User :   are u the only doctor right now?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   we have an entire team
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