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Do White Spots Mean I Have AIDS

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little white spot on penis

i have being developed with many white spot jes below the dick head. They are growing around that area. This has been appeared ever since i was 15-16 and now i am 21 years old. Wht does that mean? i never have sex before, jes masturbation...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't tell you what these white spots are related to. They are unlikely to be sexually transmitted if they have been there for some time (before you were sexually active?) and do not cause any discomfort. To be sure, you might want to have... Read more »

White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with... Read more »

White spots in throat--could it be a symptom?

While on business in S. Korea, I had sex with a prostitute. Although we useda condom, after we had... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »

white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had a white spot on my tongue for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You

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White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on.

Does anyone know anything on this? Would really apprechiate any help Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »