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Does HIV Cause Stretch Marks

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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
...2001. It's applicable to your query--In the past months or so, I have received about 30 queries which describe pigmented lesions,stretch marks, pimples and so on and so on. Some describe red lesions, others purple or brown lesions, and others... Read more »

KS and women? Can I get it?

I have a round,flat pink mark on leg. Dime sized. It loses most of its color when pressed. It does not itch. Sometimes the skin looks slightly scaly, sometimes appears to have a very small fleck or two of dry skin that comes off. It looks...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...which I run about once per month.In the past months or so, I have receive about 30 queries which describe pigmented lesions, stretch marks, pimples and so on and so on. Some describe red lesions, others purple or brown lesions, and others lesions... Read more »

Possible Kaposi's sarcoma? Spots on my hands and feet.

Hello I really need some advice. If one tested positive for herpes 2 virus, but negative for HIV several times past six month period, is that accurate that one is HIV negative period? Also I tested negative for syphilis and hepatitis. But I have...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...It's applicable to your query-- In the past months or so, I have received about 30 queries which describe pigmented lesions, stretch marks, pimples and so on and so on. Some describe red lesions, others purple or brown lesions, and others lesions... Read more »

Do I have KS? This is for all of you who write to me about spot which is driving you crazy.

I'm a healthy 16 yr old girl and I was looking for a site that would tell me about this gum problem I have. I think it occured because of an allergic reaction caused by braces. My teeth are bearly noticeable now, my gums have come down so far. I...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...It's applicable to your query-- In the past months or so, I have received about 30 queries which describe pigmented lesions,stretch marks, pimples and so on and so on. Some describe red lesions, others purple or brown lesions, and others lesions... Read more »
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Veins or stretch marks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
tested neg. at 6 months but am now getting visible veins on sides of chest and hips. Look like stria. Any help?? Read more »

what are the chances?

Posted by stocky1, 3 Replies
...hey, i had unprotected sex with a sex worker from singapore and she had what looked like stretch marks on her stomach. we did it for about 5 mins then i requested a condom. a few days later i tested + for chlamydia, what are the Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

skin question

Posted by Anonymous
...thing to do with HIV? They appear on my biceps and shoulders regularly, and on my stomach when i get hot. Could they just be stretch marks? Read more »