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Spot on the body
Sep 4, 2008

Hi im 23 and im hiv postive. I have dark spot around my leg area that been there before i was postive but now more have come and i dont know what it is. like two week ago after i took a shower a dark spot come on my chest and kind fade away. my cd4 count is low but i dont need med yet. but i think about take them since i alway have a low immun system and do hiv med help your account get back up to.

Response from Dr. Moyle

If your immune system is 'low', say a CD4 <350, then treatment is indicated. Dark spots are worth getting checked by your doctor, the could be bruising (ow platelets) or new moles Common in HIV) post inflammatory (after a rash or cut) or , less likely as your seem to come and go Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). I hope this helps Dr Moyle



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