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Do Black Spots Mean I Have Hiv

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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 developing some black spots on his skin (forhead, chest, and back). They do not pain him but make him uncomfortable, as he is worried that he may be...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Changes in the skin are a concern for all of us regardless of whether or not we have underlying health problems. You raise two different issues in your question. Let's talk about these "black spots" first.There are many different... Read more »

Black spot

I have a black spot on my belly and i go through a unprotected sex two days ago. Is this a symptoms... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Webinar: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy -- What It Means for Black America

If properly implemented, the long awaited National HIV/AIDS Strategy could dramatically reduce new infections, increase the number of people who know their HIV status and increase the number of people in appropriate care and treatment. This webinar... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Cleared for Takeoff: What Ending the HIV Travel Ban Means for Black Americans

In October 2009 the Obama administration announced its decision to end the ban prohibiting HIV-positive people from traveling and immigrating to the United States. The highly celebrated change took effect January 4. We asked Frank J. Oldham Jr.,... Read more »
The Women's Collective

HIV and Black Women in D.C.: What Do the 2011 Data Really Mean?

On June 20th, the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration (HAHSTA) unveiled two reports: Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Epidemiology in the District of Columbia, Annual Report 2011 and the Heterosexual Relationships... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV in America: Studies Zero in on Trouble Spots

Sophisticated mapping and medical record technologies can help target AIDS-related resources to those who need it most, according to several studies presented at the 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta. Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director... 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 -- it doesn't appear to be raised. I've never had anything... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »

Iam Hiv positive Black British London based lady

Posted by Thandi, 2 Replies
Are there any serious Hiv positive men out there who are serious enuff to want a longterm relationship with a good woman, I have been seaching on all those wonderful Positive dating sites but no luck? Read more »

Does HIV postive really mean anything?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
HI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »