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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
...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 causes of black spots and most of them are benign, meaning that they will not... Read more »

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...AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin, and bluish, brownish or black on dark skin. Lesions often occur on the face, arms and legs. KS on the skin is not life threatening. However,... Read more »
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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...wide wound. what would be the risk if i had that that night and it was fresh and touched hiv + blood.to make it worse, i wore a black sweater so i cant easily see if there was blood or not whats the hiv risk? or am i paranoid? also, when someone... Read more »

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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 Read more »

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