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Can You Have Molluscum Contagiosum And Not Have Growths

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Molluscum/ARS rash (MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM 2010)

Dr. BobThis forum you have created is incredible. Just reading the different posts helps with needed information. Thank you for all you do.No sex police with me (hetero) but I can say no condom failures BUT small 3 hr old paper slices / dried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Molluscum is not "indicative" of HIV. Molluscum is an entirely different disease. See below. In someone who is immune compromised molluscum contagiosum and be more severe, persistent and difficult to treat.2. Should you be worried about HIV? No,... Read more »

I need help please (MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM, 2010)

About 2-3 months ago I came down with a case of Molluscum. I was orginally diagonised with... Read more »

please please answer my question (MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM)

dr. bob first i have to say that this is great work that you do here, my situation is the following... Read more »
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Molluscum

...Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on... Read more »
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Immune Restoration Syndrome

...Fact Sheet 509 has more information on shingles. Fact Sheet 508 discusses herpes simplex (cold sores and genital herpes.) Molluscum (a skin infection. See Fact Sheet 513 ). Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC): This opportunistic... Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...cervical areas. HPV can also cause problems in the mouth or on the tongue or lips. Other types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into various cancers in men and women. Dysplasia around the anus is... Read more »
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Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). "Lipo" refers to fat, and "dystrophy" means bad growth. These changes include fat loss, fat deposits, and metabolic changes. Fat loss occurs in the arms, legs... Read more »
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Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
... http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/7977/img1304pk6.jpg Recently I also have several spots on my hand which almost resemble molluscum contagiosum these spots were also present on the top of my fore arms (not bottom) approximately 8-10 on each... Read more »

do I have ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...a 21 year old female and I had unprotected sex about 7 months ago and I don't know if the guy was HIV+. I was diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum a couple of months ago which started me thinking about HIV. I also have had many yeast infections,... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

molluscum

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...months..... and many will say that's all I need, and not to worry. Now, at almost a year after the possible exposure, I have molluscum all over my inner forearms. a dozen or more on my trunk. All over. They are small, barely noticable, but there... Read more »