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Black Spots After Bj Worried I Have HIV

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Black Spots: Does it Mean I have AIDS?

I have brother who is HIV +. He is only using feed supplements at the moment. He recently started developing some black spots on his skin (forhead, chest, and back). They do not pain him but make him uncomfortable, as he is worried that he may be...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Changes in the skin are a concern for all of us regardless of whether or not we have underlying health problems. You raise two different issues in your question. Let's talk about these "black spots" first.There are many different... Read more »

Hepatitis B or C from black spot on needle

I had blood work done at my doctor's office. When the lab techician started to place the... Read more »

Black spot

I have a black spot on my belly and i go through a unprotected sex two days ago. Is this a symptoms... Read more »
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Black Spot on Tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone please help me.

I just noticed a black spot on my tongue. I don't recall biting down on it and its a about 1-2cm wide (not huge). It kinda looks like a broken blood vessel -- it doesn't appear to be raised. I've never had anything... Read more »

Hello, Im very worried. HIV exposure.

Posted by ace22, 2 Replies
Hello all, ive been reading tons and tons on this site. very helpful and full of great information. Heres my question.
I had sex with a women will be 3 months on feb 3rd. I felt the Condom brake i immedietely pulled out. Found out later she was iv... Read more »

worried about spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i had an exposure about six weeks ago i havent had any symptoms until now i have developed a sore on my tongue i havent been eating or sleeping much for over a month i have severe ocd and this sore is really worrying me. i thought my exposure was... Read more »

Wool spots or floaters!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To tell people that floaters or wool spots are nothing is BS! HIV retnopathy can occur very early in the infection Read more »