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Face Lesions And Hiv

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hiv and hpv skin lesions

i wld like to know if there is any link between the warts my grandson has and hiv infection of his mom and dad. our daughter (his mom) died from aids related complications, and i've noticed our grandson has warts almost constantly and even has...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Warts (HPV infection) is another sexually transmitted disease that can be transmitted to a newborn during birth, just like HIV and herpes can. I suspect that this is what happened to your grandson. It is not connected to the HIV meds your daughter... Read more »

Liver lesions

I recently had ultrasound and CT scan confirming multiple lesions on the right and left lopes.... Read more »

Inactive KS lesions- when will they go away?

Dr Doctor, I am very glad to see a sight with so much information on AIDS related cancers,... Read more »
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Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) delivered in three pulses to 180 degrees of the anal mucosa is safe and tolerable when administered to HIV-infected patients with anal dysplasia, according to a poster presented at IDWeek 2012 . Twelve participants took... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV Infection Among Women in Prison: Considerations for Care

HIV Has a Woman's Face According to Nelson Mandela, who spoke about the disproportionate burden of HIV infection on women at a recent event in South Africa, the world wide epidemic of HIV is taking on the face of a woman . 1 Due to their status... Read more »
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A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction People who are HIV positive face many challenges, including oral health problems. While most oral health problems are no different from the problems faced by people who are HIV-negative, there are some distinct differences. Further,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Las Vegas: Conference Looks at Changing Face of HIV

"Look at this face, this old, wrinkly, jowled face," said 67-year-old, Jane Fowler, smiling broadly. "This is another face of HIV." Fowler's story belies the common impression most people have about HIV/AIDS. She was not an IV drug user and had... Read more »
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Kaposi's sarcoma lesions

Posted by paulie_tx, 3 Replies
I just started meds last month. I've got about 5 ks lesions (mostly on my face) and I'm freaking out.

Anyone have experience with this KS aids-related cancer??? Read more »

KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if KS lesions appear and disappear spontaneously? I noticed a red-purple mark(looks like little blood blisters) on my leg less than one/half inch. I noticed it about 4 1/2 years ago. It disappeared so I did't think anything of it... Read more »

Karposis lesion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a purplish spot about one inch in diameter on my inner right thigh. It itched at first, but not now. When I press it down, it does not white out like a bruise, but it does white out a little. It doesn't look like a bruise, bug bite, or... Read more »

Oral Lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
3 months after possible exposure i have a small hard bump on the roof of my mouth. Is this common with HIV symptoms?

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