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Do White Bumps Mean I Have AIDS

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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 103,000. I started meds (Stribild and Bactrim) approx March 28. I'm black American. I first noticed a black spot near my eye before diagnoses and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Persons with HIV/AIDS commonly experience many skin problems that often can flare up further after starting effective HIV treatment (can be a part of the spectrum of immune reconstitution syndrome or IRIS). Eczema (very dry skin), folliculitis (hair... Read more »

Tiny white bumps on penis

My question may be twofold. I noticed about 6 weeks ago, underneath my penis(bottom side) three... Read more »

What does not having any white cells mean?

my ex husband is in a hospital at this moment with a diagnostic of positive hiv and respiratory... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Ryan White Program Changes Mean More Can Obtain HIV Drugs

Ohio's Ryan White Program took the last person needing AIDS drug assistance off its waiting list on Sept. 28. The waiting list began last summer in response to a $3.9 million program deficit. In addition, coverage was limited to clients at or... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Guiding Principles From the National Association of People With AIDS for the 2005 Reauthorization of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act

The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) advocates on behalf of all people with HIV/AIDS. In 2005, NAPWA is championing efforts to improve access to high quality and comprehensive HIV/AIDS healthcare and social services through the Ryan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Federal Budget Reductions Mean South Florida HIV/AIDS Patients to Lose Services

Next month, federal Ryan White funding cuts to South Florida will restrict or close many HIV/AIDS patient care and service programs to thousands of clients, say local officials. A requirement that 75 percent of funds be spent on medical care... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The Ryan White CARE Act: AIDS is Still an Emergency

Over a decade and a half ago, America and the world were introduced to a courageous young boy with AIDS named Ryan White. He was from Kokomo, Indiana and had been infected with HIV as a result of the blood product transfusions required to treat his... Read more »
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white bumps....

Posted by jacieemariee, 2 Replies
I noticed yesterday that a had a out 3 raised white bumps on the outside of my vagina lips. They are painful. I'm not sure what it is... I have tried popping them and they won't pop so I'm assuming it's something serious. Help?!?!
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white bumps on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
now i have these little white things all around the back of my tongue!!!man i'm scared !!!
thursday will be around the 25 day mark should i wait and go in for an confidential test or go see a dr now?

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Bumps in mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after an exposure to HIV would one get those white spots in mouth and what are they?Are they puss filled or just spots ? I may have had an exposure to the virus in March and have now noticed a few tiny swollen little bumps in my mouth... Read more »

Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have these red and white bumps on my arm and biceps, is this a symptom of HIV ? Read more »