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Black Spots During Seroconversion

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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 on the bottom of his foot the size of a pencil eracer.or a little larger. are the symptoms of Kaposi's sarcoma of a black spot? how long after...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I can sense your anxiety about this situation. I will try to address some of your concerns, but I can only give you general information. The only way to know for sure what is the cause of the spots would be to have them examined by a health care... Read more »

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... 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 »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Black America and HIV Testing

"Fifty-two percent of Black people above age 18 reported having been tested." An estimated 21 percent of people living with HIV in the U.S. -- or 232,700 people -- are unaware of their infection. 11 We don't know the exact racial breakdown of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Putting Gay Black Men on Safer Path Is Their Cause

Q Spot is a Broad Street Ministry-hosted resource for Philadelphia's young black men who have sex with men (MSM). The event is held at the ministry on two Saturdays a month, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., offering HIV prevention and treatment resources to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV in America: Studies Zero in on Trouble Spots

Sophisticated mapping and medical record technologies can help target AIDS-related resources to those who need it most, according to several studies presented at the 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta. Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director... 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 »
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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 »

Antibodies, seroconversion

Posted by PolarBear, 1 Reply
Can drinking green and black tea (excessively) prolong or delay HIV seroconversion?
I have taken two HIV antibody tests at 5.5 months and 9.5 months, both of which were negative. However, I am concerned because I read that green tea contains proteins... Read more »

Seroconversion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Have a question: about 7 to 7 1/2 weeks after a semi-risky encounter, I came down with a sore throat that lasted about 3 days, no other real symptoms or else too mild to notice. Could this be ars? Please let me know, am really worried.


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seroconversion?

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
Just a question. It has been 4 days and I am in bed. Can't swollow bad sore throat and body aches and 100.3 fever. If there are symptoms can I have gotton them so soon? Read more »