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Are Pus Filled Bumps Symptoms Of Aids

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Pus

Is pus from acne considered an infectious fluid for HIV?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not aware of any data to support or deny it. Read more »

PUS ON GUMS

Dear Dr. Reznik,I tested HIV after three month of last exposure which resultcame out negative. However, I found out pin size little bumps on my gum and it doesn't go away but often leavespus that can easily be wiped. I don't feel any pain on...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...has died and is in need of a root canal. Instead of this tooth causing incredible pain, it has found a way to allow for the pus to drain out through the little pin sized little bumps. This is by no means related to HIV disease, but is a... Read more »

Reccuring Pus From Tonsils Help!!!

Dear Doctor, For the past four years I have had reccuring problems with my Tonsils. When I was younger I had Tonsilitis more than twice. Now, very often, I poke these little white and grey pellets out of my Tonsils. I believe they are...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Internet in your case, but it is possible that you have recurring tonsillar infection, although usually this takes the form of pus (fluid)rather than "pellets". I advise to seek and ENT specialist who is familiar and comfortable seeing patients... Read more »

Pus-filled blisters on legs

I have a low viral load (about 75) and very low CD4 count (<75). I'm taking Viracept, DDI, and 3TC as my med therapy. I also take Sporanox, Bactrim, and steroids (Cortef and Flourinef). A few months ago I began developing bumps that slowly...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like you have a form of folliculitis or similar skin infection for which no causative germ has been identified. It's important to find out if the biopsy was cultured and stained for unusual germs, such as fungus andmycobacteria (like... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Vih y pus

Posted by Anonymous
...El vih se encuentra en la pus al igual q la sangre? El pus son celulas muertas no? Read more »

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...Great Snippett from Regan Hoffman! http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AIDS/story?id=2040438&page=1 Read more »

tonsillolithiasis............ AM I DOOMED.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I read that tonsillolithiasisis is seen in people affected with Aids. I've posted on here before if you need background info. PLEASE ANSWER..........I'M REALLY FEELING DOOMED Read more »