HIV-Related Skin Problems

Penn Dermatology in Philadelphia offers patients thorough care for skin problems related to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Primary care providers and physicians from the Philadelphia region and across the country who specialize in treating HIV or AIDS, frequently refer patients to Penn dermatologists and dermatopathologists for diagnosis and care of skin-related problems.

Comprehensive Care for HIV-related Skin Conditions

Patients with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), are are at an increased risk for developing a variety of skin problems or diseases because of their compromised immune system.

HIV-related skin disorders may develop or appear from viral, fungal or bacterial skin conditions, skin cancer or malignancies, skin allergies or from adverse drug interactions.

Penn’s dermatologists have special expertise in treating patients with HIV-related skin conditions and offer accurate and highly-skilled diagnostic services to patients and referring physicians related to HIV skin conditions.

Global Expertise in HIV Dermatology

Penn’s dermatologic experts in HIV have extensive global experience on the topic from lecturing and educating other clinicians and conducting telemedicine and global health initiatives worldwide. Penn dermatologists have treated and cared for patients in many other countries that have HIV-related skin conditions, and they apply best practices and effective care strategies to patients treated at Penn Dermatology.