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Black Spots Could I Have AIDS

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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 »

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 »

my boyfriends black spot on bottom of foot

Hi I have been with my boyfriend for about three months now, and I have noticed a flat black spot... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Blacks Still Bear the Brunt of AIDS

In New Jersey, HIV/AIDS is the top killer for black men and women ages 25-44, according to state officials. Blacks in New Jersey comprise 55 percent of the 33,000 state residents living with HIV/AIDS. The AIDS rate for black women is 18 times higher... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Black Leadership Group to Host Meeting on AIDS

As part of its call for black clergy and other community leaders to take a stronger stand against the epidemic, the Black Leadership Commission on AIDS of Buffalo will host a community meeting on Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. The commission is invoking the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Turning the Tide on HIV/AIDS in Black Women

The 19th International AIDS Conference is officially over, and our work back in our communities must ramp up if we are to end HIV/AIDS, including among Black women. In the U.S., women account for about 1 in 4 people living with HIV, and the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Las Vegas: AIDS Clinic to Focus on Educating Blacks About Disease

Counselors and educators at a new Las Vegas HIV/AIDS clinic will focus their efforts on the areas black population. The clinic will provide free HIV testing, counseling, referral services, and food to patients. The state and federally funded clinic... 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 »

Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

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Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

$30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits.

The Gay Mens Coordinator (GMC) is an essential part of the Institute's Mobilization and Logistics teams. The GMC is responsible for developing... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... 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 »