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does hiv rash looks similar to acne, blackheads and pimple

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does hiv rash looks similar to acne, blackheads and pimples?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Abby replied 4 years ago.
No, it doesn't.

Here is a picture (not very close up) that shows the most typical rash.

It is usually more like tiny red bumps (smaller than acne bumps)

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
thanks doc. my rash is no way near to that pic...
or is there another type of hiv rash?
Expert:  Dr. Abby replied 4 years ago.
This is the most common appearance.
In some instances, it can present as blisters, hives or pustules (whiteheads).

But again, it will usually look most like this rash.

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