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Does HIV Cause White Spots

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...out these frequently asked questions from TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes,...
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White spots

I have tiny white spots appearing all over my body, forming pulsy heads leaving white skin. What could cause this andhow could I get rid of them (internally and externally)? Just for you, I've been diagosedwith Hiv. Also, apply that same question to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...problems (both white spot and purplish spots included) that can be seen in the general population but may be more common in HIV+ persons. I recommend a thorough evaluation by your HIV specialist and possibly a referral to a skin specialist... Read more »

symptoms

on my penise the whitish spots are present. i made many sxual contact. is it the symptoms of hiv?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...White spots on the penis are not a symptoms of HIV itself. They may be a symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection (STD) which could Read more »

rough gums,white spots on mouth corners

hi, about 2 months ago, i visited a transexual sex worker. she/he did a oral on me with condom on me. I licked her/his nipples only. she touched my penis before i put condom on. she also touched her own pernis before touching mine. But she did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while your penis ejaculated into another condom. Hmmm . . . that's a lot of latex, rubber and penises. However, I do not see an HIV risk. Consequently I'd say your risk of screaming WOO-HOO is high! Whatever is causing your symptoms, it's not... Read more »

HIV+ Female genitalia (Lymph nodes) tender swollen dark spots

I'm white HIV+ female for over 6 years and am having swollen lymph nodes on my upper genitals, the spots are tender and turned dark. What is happening and will this change back to the normal color?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The course of what happens to the described lymph nodes depends on the cause. An evaluation/biopsy would often be helpful at sorting out the diagnosis and whether any treatment would be recommended. KH Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...tested. A week after this we split up. So her status is unknown. About 10 days after the unprotected sex I noticed some small red/white spots on the tip of my penis that looked like yeast infection. I dont recall these itching however they did... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...best oral hygiene but can't understand if this would be a cause. The other side of the tongue is clear and does not have any white spots or spot. The white area/spot which is approximately 1/4 inch and can not be easily removed unless its... Read more »

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 Read more »