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Dark Red Spot Skin Hiv

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dark spots on my skin

Hi there,I am living with HIV and have been 5 years now. I started the meds late last year, I am very healthy (with a CD4 count of 600) and exercise, but the problem I have is the dark spots that I experienced 2 years back. I have tried everything...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen some darkening of skin pigments in facial region is a modest number of my dark skinned (usually African American or African born persons) patients. Linkage to a particular drug or regimen has been minimal but 3TC and FTC have often been... Read more »

Dark Spots, White Bumps &Itching bottom of feet

Hi Dr. Henry,I tested this past February 2014 and was given an AIDS diagnoses. CD4 was 102 and VL... Read more »

pin sized red spots under skin on ankles

Hello doctor,I have just noticed the inside of my ankles and shins half way up to my knees have... Read more »
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Speech by Stephen Lewis at the International AIDS Society Conference

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Fifty Shades of Gray (Matter)

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red spots on upper chest

Posted by Anonymous
i have red spots on my upper chest under my skin some bumps to, the same on my legs,alot of gas,and bloating,strange headache often,tested- about 2 1/2 years ago, been with two people, about 7mos ago unprotected sex, could this be some sighs of hiv,... Read more »

red spots

Posted by Anonymous
Hi for about a year now ive had re-occuring red spots on the head of my penis, they are almost lesian like only the size of say the nib of a pen. I went to two local GUM clinics to try and find out what it is, all i got was that it could just be a... Read more »

red spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ABOUT MY RASH SOME OF YOU SAY ITS HEAT RASH....IT SEEMS TO BE ONLY ON MY ARMS..AN UPPER ARMS....BUT NOW IT SEEMS TO BE A LITTLE ON MY CHEST.....ASIDE FROM MY ITCKY RED SPOTS...I HAVE SOME PIN-POINT RED-SPOTS ON MY ARMS, FORE ARMS, UPPER ARMS, AND... Read more »

spots on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested at 3 months neg ,now i still have joint pain and aches,also in the last week ive had about 10 to 15 red or brown spots appear on my cheeks and forhead which i never had before almost look like age spots but im not old.I have read that... Read more »