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Do White Spots Mean I Have Hiv

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White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with anybody since. About 5 months after this encounter I noticed these little white dots on my upper lip and on both sides of my lip going into my inner...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
First of all, what you have described does *not* sound like HPV or oral warts caused by HPV. It does sound like you are describing fordyce granules, which are a part of the normal anatomy of the buccal mucosa (cheeks). Second, oral warts are not a... 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 »

White little spots on my skin

I have been in treatment for hiv for two years now and i suddenly started getting some white little... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Lifting the HIV Entry Ban: What It Means on the Ground

Background On January 4, 2009, the final repeal of the HIV travel and immigration ban went into effect. For too long the United States denied HIV positive non-citizens access to citizenship, residency and visiting rights based solely on their HIV... Read more »
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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 »

White spots on the inner sides of lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi ,

I was recently diagnosed with NGU a couple of weeks back.From day one , i have had these white spots under my lips.I have had exceptionally bad breath .

Could anybody please tell me what this is ? The doctor checked it out and said that is was... Read more »