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scars on both arms only
Jun 9, 2006

I have little scars or insect bites/ on both arms. Are they common with HIV 121CD4?

Response from Dr. Henry

I have noticed that many HIV+ patients seem to have exagerated responses to insect bites. In some patients scars could result but it is recommended that you see an HIV specialist or a dermatologist for an evaluation for persistent or progressive skin problems like you dscribe. KH

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