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Can Hiv Lesions Only Be On Your Legs

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lesions

my son is hiv postive and now has lesions on his legs and arms and stomach...how serious is this and what can be done...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please refer your HIV questions to the HIV forum... Read more »

do ks lesions lessen after the beginning of hiv drug therapy

I am hiv positive and just recovered from a severe bout of pcp. Over the past month I have (already... Read more »

skin lesion

i went from hiv to aids,how can i get rid of the leisons spots on arms and legs.... Read more »
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No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

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KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if KS lesions appear and disappear spontaneously? I noticed a red-purple mark(looks like little blood blisters) on my leg less than one/half inch. I noticed it about 4 1/2 years ago. It disappeared so I did't think anything of it... Read more »

Karposis lesion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a purplish spot about one inch in diameter on my inner right thigh. It itched at first, but not now. When I press it down, it does not white out like a bruise, but it does white out a little. It doesn't look like a bruise, bug bite, or... Read more »

Oral Lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
3 months after possible exposure i have a small hard bump on the roof of my mouth. Is this common with HIV symptoms?

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Questions about possible KS lesions

Posted by jstanavgguy, 1 Reply
I was wondering if KS lesions are able to be scraped or cut off?

I have a dark brown spot on my thigh, and I scraped it of. It was not a scab. However, when i scraped off the discolored skin, the flesh underneath was the normal color. Also, there was... Read more »