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Are Red Spots A Symptom Of HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Itchy Red Bumps

Yesterday, 256 miles away in Atlanta, I was in the exam room with my good friend, a twenty year survivor, when the doctor told him he more than likely had "itchy red bumps". The good doctor had mentioned one of those scarey latin descripitive words...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Staph), fungus, and sometimes no cause is found. The best way to know for certain what the cause is is to do a culture of the bump or to do a skin biopsy. Sometimes doctors will try a course of antibiotics (like Bactrim) and see if the... Read more »

itchy red bumps on neck/face currently on sustiva and truvada

i have itchy red bumps on my face and neck and maybe one or two on my back, i am on sustiva truvada and zithromax my doc says it's normal but he also told me to use selsun blue and that was a horrible suggestion, is this reaction normal or is it a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Localized rash like you describe could be due to a drug reaction but more often is due to some other problem like eosinophilic folliculitis, immune reconstitution reactions, and others. Selsun Blue sometimes helps decrease the problem actually if... Read more »

Is this hiv disaster ? SOS

Sir,I am almost crasy!!!kindly pls give me some advice!on 30/04/1998, I received oral sex without condom and vaginal sex with condom from one prostitute .On July 1998,8 black dots together on my left hand under skin appeared and never disappeared.On...
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
The symptoms that you and your wife have are very nonspecific and could be related to a number of different things. Given the timing of your tests, you are not infected with HIV.MH Read more »

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Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I think they're talking about Kaposi sarcoma. Read more »
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Fuzeon

...variable, and for most is mild to moderate. Symptoms could include itching, swelling, redness, pain or tenderness, hardened skin or bumps. Bumps termed "nodules" seem to occur more frequently and severely in areas of high muscle mass (most... Read more »
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Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

What Is Enfuvirtide? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Enfuvirtide Taken? What Are The Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Enfuvirtide? Enfuvirtide, also called FuzeonĀ®... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...infection spreads deeper into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...start as a red or brownish spot that would heal over with a small elevated scab later healing and forming into these pimple like bumps. If I would scratch the scab it would bleed. Picture link of top hand. ... Read more »

red bumps

Posted by Anonymous
...white ones are on my biceps and i dunno what it is tho but i think ive had it for aslong time but i dunno and how is red bumps a symptom of HIV Read more »

folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...since then (unprotected sex with female) and unprotected oral from female(s). I had two recent bouts with Tonsillitis before my itchy red bumps appeared, was put on penicillin and both times the antibiotics cleared the Tonsillitis. I didn't think... Read more »

I am showing symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...usually it lasts a couple of days and then will go away ...only to come back again in a few weeks. Does this sound like definiite symptoms of HIV?? Help! Read more »