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Could Black Spots Be A Sign Of Ars

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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 being...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...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 professional.Kaposi sarcoma is a condition that is seen in people... Read more »

Black spots on arm

I have gotten a rash about three weeks ago and thought nothing of it. Now the spots are dark and... 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 »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...there are at least 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... Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...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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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 Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion,... Read more »
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Women and HIV

...AIDS rates among women are highest in the Southeast and the Northeast. In 2005, about 64% of infected women in the U.S. are Black, although only 13% of the U.S. population is Black. Please see Fact Sheet 611 for more information on pregnancy... 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 Read more »

PLEASE respond

Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...got in? it was on my leg, so i cant see if i had any scabs or wounds or not. three weeks after i woke up with a 1 inch sweat spot and sweat at night thursday. is this ars? or is it from the high level of stress i had since monday? 14. monday... Read more »

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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...12.at school a friend of mine touched my chin and afterwards when i pushed my chin on paper, i found a couple period sized red dots. what would b the hiv risk if those dots weren't my blood but blood that was hiv+? what if blood was on his hand... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...her lymph nodes was visually obvious. At about the same time, I noticed the appearance of little pinpoint-sized bright red dots on my skin. I have about 10 on each upper arm, one on my right forearm, and four on my chest. All of them are... Read more »