Do AIDS Cause Bumps?
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineDifficult to diagnose those hand lesions without an examination. A culture of the fluid would be helpful to determine if you have a strep or methicillin resistant staph infection. Herpes simplex is another infection that can cause blisters. Contact... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe skin bumps could be some form of folliculitis which can be a challenge to effectively treat (a visit to an HIV experienced skin specialist often a good idea). The HIV drugs you are now on rarely cause colitis per se. I assume you have been... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesI'm not aware of bumps around the nose being indicative of recent HIV infection. Don't try to diagnose your HIV status based on symptoms alone: start with your risk. If you have unprotected vaginal or anal sex with a person known to be HIV... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineDon't have an HIV-experienced dermatologist in NYC I can suggest-readers are welcome to post a recommendation. Common causes of skin problems in HIV+ persons doing well include ezcema, seborrhea, and folliculitis--proper diagnosis by even a... Read more »
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is hard bumps on face relaed to hiv in any way ? i am scared... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi!
Today I just noticed I have a small bump, and I hate to say this, right at the top of the crack of my butt! It's small and almost looks like a mosquito bite, but doesn't itch. It almost feels like a zit. Maybe it's just a zit?? But I've never had... Read more »
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