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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 »

skin lesion

i went from hiv to aids,how can i get rid of the leisons spots on arms and legs. 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 »
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AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...8 men with KS for each woman. It is one of the most visible signs of 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lesion Liberation Unlikely: KS Proves Formidable Foe As Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Stealth Chemotherapy Fall Short of Expectations

...writes. In the past they have tried pentoxyfilline, CD8+ and also Roche's dreaded tat antagonist -- which appeared to make KS lesions worse. At present, UCLA is the only site in the country trying the soluble TNF receptor (Immunex, rhuTNFr:Fc)... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...reduce the risk associated with oralsex: Don't have oral sex if you or your partner have mouth sores (such as oralherpes lesions). Look at your partner's genitals for lesions (cuts or scrapes). If you find something,... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Has KS been forgetten?

Posted by curi0us, 2 Replies
...of a spot in october that wouldn't go away. I was told that it probably was hyperpigmentation of one of the aforementioned lesions and that if it hadn't gone away we would have it looked at my next follow up visit. Long story short, I finally... Read more »

Scared

Posted by quattro, 2 Replies
...sex that lasted 30 sec,i didny have any sweeling or any sign of flu thnx god ,but right now i am experincing joint pain on my legs,arms, shoulders could this be too fast for hiv infection to show after 8 weeks or could this be herpes i was... Read more »

lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »