Are Black And Blue Marks A Sign Of Hiv
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Jersey City Group With Focus on LGBT Youth Will Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day With EventThe LGBT non-profit Our Youth will commemorate Monday's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with an evening of food, performances and giveaways on Feb. 4 at Jordan's Lounge on Newark Ave. The event will be co-hosted by Illusions Pageantry System,... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe skin lesons that you describe would rarely be associated with the HIV regimen you are on. Neurodermatis or dermographia are conditions that can result in exaggerated responses to scratching. If your platelet count and bleeding times (also... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAttachments arent available- complicated history with frustrating skin problems that could have been exacerbated by some of the prior medications, immune reconstitution and other concurrent factors. Skin coloration from Aluvia (Kaletra in US) +... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineInsurance reimbursement is a thorny issue. There are published guidelines from the NIH and International AIDS Society-USA, which have been recently published in Morbidity Mortality weekly report(MMWR)from the CDC, Journal of the American Medical... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Bill,My response to the question you found in the archives would apply to you as well. You may "think you have HIV for sure," but I do not. Your exposure risk was minimal at best. Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV ARS and... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesdear gman and jackie blue,please can you tell me,
when you feel scared or afraid,or lonely,how do you cope.
i think aids is more accepted in the gay world,than in hetro world.somtimes i feel.......so alone.ive been scared so much now,for so long,i... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was reading that symptoms of hiv along with others i have are brown spots or marks on the skin.I have recently been getting brown spots that look like liver spots on my face and abdomen.Is this the kind of brown looking spots there talking about.
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI'm acutely aware that ON AVERAGE it takes HIV 10 years to progress to AIDS, usually at the onset of an 'AIDS-defining' illness. Have there been cases of very quick progression to AIDS (due to more maligant and mutated strains)? Are there any... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHi all!
In case you were wondering about the title of this post, I'm not a drug user...it's been 95 days of sheer hell and, in my panic, I took both the Home Access test and had blood drawn at a clinic. Hence the "track marks" on my arm and... Read more »
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