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Are White Bumps A Sign Of HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...(US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections among all Hispanics/Latinos. The rate of new infections among Hispanic/Latino men was more than...
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hair color and HIV antibody test result.

Dear Dr. Conway, I have a very itchy scalp, for which I use OLUX foam. Some times because of the scratching, my scalp breaks and some times even bleeds on my pillow. It is very uncomfortable. On top of it I used the hair color because i have white...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...For the HIV antibody test to be falsely negative, you would need to be taking a potent, systemic immunosuppressant for a good length of time. Read more »

red , white blood cell count on hiv neg. or pos.

I have been worried if I was infected with hiv years ago. I recently had blood work done and my red and white blood cell counts were normal. Would it be possible for the counts to be normal if I was hiv positive for several years?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

can i be hiv positive and still have a high white blood count?

I am a straight recovering sex addictwho has had fiascos with prostitutes and one night stands (99% protected). Last month i came down with a terrible 'virus' that included coughing, mucus, nausea, diareahha, puking, and weight loss. This has lasted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,To answer your initial hypothetical question: "Can I be HIV positive and still have a high white blood cell count?" Yes, it's possible. As for your HIV risk, if 99% of your "fiascos" were protected, you still have 1% of them Read more »

Does looking at red/white cells = knowing about HIV?

Hello Doctor. I just wanted to say that I have been reading all your forums all night and I think you are amazing for helping calm all these people's worries! I myself have an extreme worry and I am about to give myself a heart attack with worry. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about anti-HIV antibodies, these can be screened for only by doing a very specific HIV test. Routine lab work looking at red/white blood cells, etc. would not tell one way or the other if you had detectable anti-HIV antibodies.Would you or your... Read more »
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Campaign to End AIDS

Learn How to Participate in the White House's HIV/AIDS Community Discussions on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...the country with diverse communities impacted by HIV/AIDS. These forums will provide opportunities for the public to provide White House staff and other policy makers with their recommendations for achieving the President's three goals for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reported Care Quality in Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Supported Networks of HIV/AIDS Care

... The US government has, since 1991, funded medical and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The program supports care networks for patients in 51 Eligible Metropolitan Areas (EMAs). The 2000... Read more »
White House

Remarks by the President at Signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009

...in 1984, when a 13-year-old boy from central Indiana contracted HIV/AIDS from a transfusion. Doctors assured people that Ryan White posed no risk to his classmates or his community. But ignorance was still widespread. People didn't yet understand... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

White House to Begin HIV/AIDS Community Discussion Forums

... The White House has announced that it will begin holding "a series of community discussions on HIV and AIDS throughout the country," the Read more »
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Can anyone answer this??

Posted by CJ64, 3 Replies
...I have developed white shiny pimples on my cheeks, pain in joints and feet. Toe nails have turned different color and have white spots on shins and Read more »

HIV causing this?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have white bumps inside on my upper lip. You can not see them unless I open my mouth and they are just on the upper lip. Is this a sign Read more »

White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but we usd a condom. The following morning I notice a white coating on my tongue that has remained there for over 2 weeks going on 3 weeks. I thought it would evenutally go... Read more »

DEEPLY CONCERNED/ SIGNS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unknown, floaters at 3 weeks still here at 3 months, muscle fatiuge only in my calf muscle for 3 weeks, 5 or 6 tiny painless white bumps in back of the throat loose stool about 1 once a week, tested yesterday reults back monday. what do you... Read more »