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Dark Spots On 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 »

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