Does HIV rash go away?

Rashes that occur during acute HIV infection typically go away without treatment within a few weeks. Those that develop as a result of other conditions or taking certain medications can usually be treated, or your doctor may advise you to wait for them to disappear on their own.

How do I know if I have an HIV rash?

Whether caused by an HIV medication or by HIV itself, the rash typically appears as a red, flattened area on the skin that’s usually covered with small red bumps. A main symptom of the rash is itchiness.

How often do you get rashes with HIV?

Papular pruritic rash is quite common in people with HIV, with a reported prevalence of 11%–46%.