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Are Black Spots A Sign Of AIDS

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Black Spots: Does it Mean I have AIDS?

I have brother who is HIV +. He is only using feed supplements at the moment. He recently started developing some black spots on his skin (forhead, chest, and back). They do not pain him but make him uncomfortable, as he is worried that he may be...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...whether or not we have underlying health problems. You raise two different issues in your question. Let's talk about these "black spots" first.There are many different causes of black spots and most of them are benign, meaning that they will not... Read more »

6months till 6years hiv testing. Anoher incident pls help

Hi Dr.Bob, Do u remember me,I'm not Josh(haha). Firstly, pls forgive my poor English agn. My... Read more »

my boyfriends black spot on bottom of foot

Hi I have been with my boyfriend for about three months now, and I have noticed a flat black spot... Read more »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin, and bluish, brownish or black on dark skin. Lesions often occur on the face, arms and legs. KS on the skin is not life threatening. However,... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...these activities someone else's blood might enter your own bloodstream (which, incidentally, cannot happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...below 50. It is rare in people with 100 or more T-cells. The first signs of CMV retinitis are vision problems such as moving black spots. These are called "floaters." They may indicate an inflammation of the retina. Patients may also notice light... Read more »
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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...wide wound. what would be the risk if i had that that night and it was fresh and touched hiv + blood.to make it worse, i wore a black sweater so i cant easily see if there was blood or not whats the hiv risk? or am i paranoid? also, when someone... Read more »

Black Spot on Tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can someone please help me. I just noticed a black spot on my tongue. I don't recall biting down on it and its a about 1-2cm wide (not huge). It kinda looks like a broken blood Read more »

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Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...that killed gay men and drug addicts to a global scourge that has decimated the African continent, cut a large swath through black America and infected almost as many women as men worldwide. The death toll to date: 25 million and counting.... Read more »

Tset 1 year

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...which i still have 1 year later) post nasal drip swollen glands sore throat severe fatigue white tounge aches pains soar muscles black spots in mouth tingling floaters etc. It lasted months and it never ends i always get something difrent ive... Read more »