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Are White Spots A Sign Of AIDS

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...out these frequently asked questions from TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes,...
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White spots

I have tiny white spots appearing all over my body, forming pulsy heads leaving white skin. What could cause this andhow could I get rid of them (internally and externally)? Just for you, I've been diagosedwith Hiv. Also, apply that same question to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...problems (both white spot and purplish spots included) that can be seen in the general population but may be more common in HIV+ persons. I recommend a thorough evaluation by your HIV specialist and possibly a referral to a skin specialist... Read more »

white spot on tounge

I have a white spot on the underside of the tip of my tounge, is this a symptom of ARS ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...You cannot determine if you are HIV infected or if you are experiencing acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) based on one symptom alone. Without a thorough risk history Read more »

rough gums,white spots on mouth corners

hi, about 2 months ago, i visited a transexual sex worker. she/he did a oral on me with condom on me. I licked her/his nipples only. she touched my penis before i put condom on. she also touched her own pernis before touching mine. But she did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while your penis ejaculated into another condom. Hmmm . . . that's a lot of latex, rubber and penises. However, I do not see an HIV risk. Consequently I'd say your risk of screaming WOO-HOO is high! Whatever is causing your symptoms, it's not... Read more »

White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with anybody since. About 5 months after this encounter I noticed these little white dots on my upper lip and on both sides of my lip going into my inner...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...fordyce granules, which are a part of the normal anatomy of the buccal mucosa (cheeks). Second, oral warts are not a sign of HIV infection as they appear in the general population as well. Now to address a bigger issue: "I have no health... Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...tested. A week after this we split up. So her status is unknown. About 10 days after the unprotected sex I noticed some small red/white spots on the tip of my penis that looked like yeast infection. I dont recall these itching however they did... Read more »

White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on. Does anyone know anything on this? Would Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general Read more »