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Are Dark Bumps A Sign Of AIDS

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Ask the Experts

Dark Spots, White Bumps &Itching bottom of feet

Hi Dr. Henry,I tested this past February 2014 and was given an AIDS diagnoses. CD4 was 102 and VL 103,000. I started meds (Stribild and Bactrim) approx March 28. I'm black American. I first noticed a black spot near my eye before diagnoses and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Persons with HIV/AIDS commonly experience many skin problems that often can flare up further after starting effective HIV treatment (can be a part of the spectrum of immune reconstitution syndrome or IRIS). Eczema (very dry skin), folliculitis (hair... Read more »

It was a dark and stormy night... (NEEDLE STICK, 2010) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2010)

..and I went to a Wal-Mart. This is normally a creepy place, anyway. Oh, yes..it is. You need an... Read more »

getting dark

I'm afro american male. Ten years ago I got diagnose with HIV. For the past two years... Read more »
Articles
TheBody.com

HIV in the Classroom: HIV Education From the Dark 1980s to the Digital Masses

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series Dr. Kimberley Hagen has taught HIV education to undergraduates and medical professionals since the mid-1980s , before many people were even discussing HIV. Now she's bringing that conversation out of the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

There was good news and bad news after 25-year-old Carlos Xavier's (name changed) recent STD screening at a Chicago public health clinic. "I don't have HIV," the college student says, "but I have hepatitis B -- which I never heard of before. ... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

AIDS Action Council Denounces As Shameful Military HIV Ban Proposed By Republican Majority, To Be Signed Today By Clinton

AIDS Action Network Alert The AIDS community applauded President Clinton's veto in December of the FY 1996 Department of Defense Authorization bill (S. 1124), because of a provision championed by Rep. Bob Dornan (R-Calif.), and Senators Dan Coats... Read more »
Stephen Lewis Foundation

Speech by Stephen Lewis at the International AIDS Society Conference

Cape Town, South Africa --> In my younger days, decades upon decades ago, we were consumed by the threat of nuclear annihilation. The forces of darkness, East and West, seemed in the ascendance. The Doomsday clock inched its way to midnight. And... Read more »
Connect With Others

dark brown bump on meatus

Posted by rajeevgg, 2 Replies
having very minor dark brown bump near meatus on my penis. had safe sex 3 months. bump is very minor and painless. still having fear about it. Read more »

Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have these red and white bumps on my arm and biceps, is this a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

Small bump

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi!

Today I just noticed I have a small bump, and I hate to say this, right at the top of the crack of my butt! It's small and almost looks like a mosquito bite, but doesn't itch. It almost feels like a zit. Maybe it's just a zit?? But I've never had... Read more »

22 weeks after exposure, negative but have muscle loss and dark circles

Posted by wiccaguy78, 1 Reply
21 weeks ago, i had performed unprotected oral sex on an escort. i had all the symptons of hiv, night sweats, thrush,weight loss of 15 lbs, rashes, white bumps on mouth, ect. i have had 5 neg blood test and 2 neg oraquick. problem is i still have... Read more »