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Skin Problem Question?????

Feb 8, 1999

Hi Doc, I had protected sex with a girl on October 1 and tested negative(Elisa) on Jan 4 1999. Even though it was safe sex I wanted to test anyway. My question deals with, I have noticed some brown Spots on my legs. I have always had them on my arms, there like sun spots. Is this something in terms of Hiv or Stds that I need to further test. There brown and flat. I think it could be just genetics but not sure. Do you feel I should test again or relax. October was my only exposure and it was protected sex. Thanks for reading my Question!

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Very unlikely that these are related to HIV/STDs. It's always good to go to a dermatologist and have them look you over, literally from head to toe. Given the circumstances around protected sex, I don't think you need to retest. MH



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