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Do Burning Red Spots Mean I Have AIDS

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Do I have KS? If that red/purple spot is driving your crazy, please read this.

I am HIV-. About 2 and a half years ago I noticed a couple marks on my wrist. They were all different in size. The one, about 2cm in size and oval shaped, has a pinkish type color. The inside is more like a white. I think they are actualy...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
As for your spots and the red spots of so many others who write, please permit me to re-run my response from Sept 16, 2001. It's applicable to your query--In the past months or so, I have received about 30 queries which describe pigmented... Read more »

red spots

how big are these red spots and what are all the signs of hiv and when do they start and how long... Read more »

Painless red spots on legs

I have about 5 red spots on my lower legs that have been there for about two years. They do not... Read more »
Articles
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 »
AIDS Survival Project

Burned Out? Join the Club!

Many of us involved in the HIV/AIDS community are programmed to preach the gospel according to HIV: "Practice safer sex," "AIDS affects everyone," "We have not found the cure for AIDS," and of course, "AIDS isn't over!" While it is necessary to get... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Red Cross Launches $300 Million AIDS Appeal for Southern Africa

On Wednesday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched a campaign to raise $300 million for its HIV/AIDS programs in southern Africa. The five-year effort, part of the new International Federation Global HIV and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cambodia Turns to Private Sector in Fight Against AIDS

On Wednesday, Cambodia's first lady and president of the Cambodian Red Cross Bun Rany Hun Sen visited a garment factory to support private sector initiatives to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS. On World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, Bun Rany is expected to... Read more »
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red spots

Posted by Anonymous

Please help has anyone with hiv had these symptons, im going for my test on monday , i just need some support. Its the third time ive had the test but since these symptons have started i havent been re-tested...this is about a year since last test.
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itchy spots

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING WHAT RASH IS GENERALIZED WITH HIV SYPMTOMS..I STARTED HAVING ITCHY RED AREAS ON MY ARMS...SOMETIME ON MY LEGS...SINCE DEC. 20..THE DAY I WENTTO A CONCERT..I WAS BY THE STAGE RUBBING ON EVERYONE ELSE THAT WAS SWEATY..SINCE THATS ALL... 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 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 »