Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is associated with a number of skin conditions including psoriasis oral thrush scabies infections of the herpes virus and others. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by HIV. In this state the body s immune system becomes weak which is why majority of HIV patients suffer from some kind of skin conditions and are at risk of suffering from other diseases. But there are some conditions that may also be caused by HIV AIDS medication including antiretroviral drugs and not the disease itself. The heavy doses and prolonged use of medication can cause certain changes.