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Could Warts On Arm Be A Sign Of Hiv

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Women and HIV

...using nevirapine (see Fact Sheet 431 ). Women with fat redistribution (see Fact Sheet 553 on lipodystrophy) are more likely than men to accumulate fat in the abdomen or breast areas and are less likely to lose fat in the arms or legs. Abnormal pre-cancerous cell types related to cervical cancer are more frequent and severe in women who are HIV-positive. See Fact Sheet 510 for more information. The Bottom Line More women are...
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Invirase and warts

I have warts out of control appearing on my head,scalp, around 50 under each arm pit, chest, back, buttocks, feet & legs. They number in the hundreds and continue to increase in number. Some entend a half inch in length while others are flat and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Recommend connecting with one of several good HIV clinics once back on Twin Cities where would likely make a referral to a HIV-savy dermatologist to try and manage the warts which Read more »

Worry wart!

I have been dealing with warts on my left hand and arm for about the last 3 years. They are just simple flat warts. I should say that over this time my CD4's have been somewhere between 100 and 300 and my VL has been around 25K. I am 50 and have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. I don't have any good answers beyond what you are doing already presumably under the care of an experienced dermatologist. If any reader has any good suggestions please post. KH Read more »

warts on lips-less kissable? Dangerous?

Just met another HIV+ type a few weeks ago and we clicked big-time. He's just beginning combo therapy and is relatively healthy - a few rash problems and occasional fatigue - the usual stuff that will resolve as the meds do their thing. However he...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Warts are generally caused by viruses that can spread by direct contact/innoculation with spread more likely with more intense contact Read more »

Flat warts

Hi, I've been positive for 21 years. I have unsightly flat warts all over my arms and legs. I've tried over and over to have them burned off with liquid nitrogen and have even had lazer treatment on them. Of course, I'm scarring my skin at the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I'm sorry to hear about your persistent problem.The key to the treatment of warts in HIV-infected people is to control the HIV. Recurrent warts may be an indication to start HAART if you are not already on it. This Read more »

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20) injected under the skin using a needle-free injection device. Enfuvirtide should be injected in the skin of the abdomen, upper arm, or the front of the thigh. Individuals should alternate enfuvirtide injections among these three places.... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...breath Heart palpitations (irregular beats) Increased heart rate Weakness Dizziness Nausea/vomiting Sweating Pain in the arms, left shoulder, neck, throat, jaw, or back As with men, women's most common heart attack symptom is chest pain... Read more »
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Posted by ItsFaith, 4 Replies
...nitrogen. It hurt worse than childbirth. I can hardly type....:-( I have reassured myself repeatedly that this is not a sign of HIV (as I know my hub had one back in december and I am sure I just caught it from him....feel free to reassure ... Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to Read more »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »

neg test(s) but still.....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...months.. anyways.. they were all negative, but at the time i was getting tested i developed warts on my hands, a few on my arms and now, they are spreading somewhat no very bad though i have had a few b4 sex with that girl but i got them... Read more »