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Are Black Spots An Ars Symptom

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Black spot

I have a black spot on my belly and i go through a unprotected sex two days ago. Is this a symptoms of aids/hiv?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereI have no idea. A black spot could be a freckle, a mole or even an ink stain from a leaky pen. You need to have a real live provider examine you to be able to say what it is. For what it's worth, I have never seen HIV present with a... Read more »

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... 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 »
Black AIDS Institute

Greater Than AIDS Tours Arkansas

The Black AIDS Institute, in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Health, will present the second annual Greater Than AIDS tour this week. The tour will be making three stops. The first stop will be at the University of Central Arkansas... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Arkansas > AIDS HIV Testing Tour: November 11-13, 2010

The Arkansas Minority AIDS Commission and the Black AIDS Institute have partnered to present the Arkansas > AIDS HIV Testing Tour . The tour will kick-off on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at the State Fairgrounds in Texarkana, Arkansas. Free... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Putting Gay Black Men on Safer Path Is Their Cause

Q Spot is a Broad Street Ministry-hosted resource for Philadelphia's young black men who have sex with men (MSM). The event is held at the ministry on two Saturdays a month, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., offering HIV prevention and treatment resources to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: $340,419 Given to Fight AIDS' Spread -- State Commission's Grants Go to 7 Groups Targeting the Vulnerable

Seven groups will split $340,419 in funding from the Arkansas Minority Health Commission to combat HIV/AIDS. "Our goal is to strengthen organizations across the state by building our capacity to implement HIV prevention and awareness programs," said... Read more »
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Can you have ARS symptoms but not have ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I had symptoms of ARS infection...painful swollen neck glands, low grade fever, rash that lasted a month, clogged ears. My only risk factor is receiving a shot from a doctor 9 weeks before the symptoms showed themselves. Should I be tested? What... Read more »

ARS Symptoms Question

Posted by Anonymous

I was curious if ARS symptoms occur all at once or does someone feel ill at first with sore throat, then progress after few days into fever and body ache.. Thanks! Read more »

ARS symptoms and 6 weeks test negative.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Earlier in July I had several events of unprotected intercourse with a female whose sexual history is unknown to me. Later in the month, I had a heavy nasal congestion and then I had a sore throat for about 2-3 days. Everything cleared, but 1 week... Read more »

ars symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Okay, I slept with an HIV+ person (yes I used protection) but at my 7-8 week got a scratchy throat (i could swallow) dripping, sneezing then stuffy nose....and clogged ears. And at week 6 I had pain in groin and when I touched it it hurt I felt one... Read more »