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Black Spots Could 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
...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 »

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 »

am i at risk??? should i pep?

i saw a girl had protected sex with her she had a rash and spot on her foot black spot noticed it... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: HIV-Prevention Drive Targets Black Women

... CDC is funding a citywide campaign Cleveland rolled out this week to encourage black women to be tested for HIV. The $750,000 campaign, and a similar one in Philadelphia, aim to cut down on the number of black Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...below 50. It is rare in people with 100 or more T-cells. The first signs of CMV retinitis are vision problems such as moving black spots. These are called "floaters." They may indicate an inflammation of the retina. Patients may also notice light... 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 »

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 Read more »

Tset 1 year

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...which i still have 1 year later) post nasal drip swollen glands sore throat severe fatigue white tounge aches pains soar muscles black spots in mouth tingling floaters etc. It lasted months and it never ends i always get something difrent ive... Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all and thanks for reading! I am a 31 y/o light skinned black female. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend (38 y/o) of 3 months a little over a month ago. At this time I also had my Read more »