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Fordyce Spots Upper Lip And Hiv

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fordyce spots v herpes

I am 43, HIV+ and have little yellow raised spots on my penis and lips that don't change in size with time but I am confused as to whether they are herpes or fordyce spots (found this on the internet).I am on Atripla. what's the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fordyce spots are glandular in nature and can be seen in HIV+ or negative persons on the penis. They are normal variants and would not be impacted by use of Atripla. Genital herpes lesions are usually blisters or sores that can be painful. Use of... Read more »

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Dear Sir ,Please answer,I had an encounter with a girl,after 9 days I had fever and rash,face... Read more »

fordyce granules

Dear doc,are fordyce spots related to ars. I developed this 2 weeksafter exposure. Dermatologist... Read more »
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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 »

Is this a symptom...Fordyce Condition?Granules?

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone have Fordyce conditon/granules on your lips? Read more »

red spots on upper chest

Posted by Anonymous
i have red spots on my upper chest under my skin some bumps to, the same on my legs,alot of gas,and bloating,strange headache often,tested- about 2 1/2 years ago, been with two people, about 7mos ago unprotected sex, could this be some sighs of hiv,... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey. First i want to say that my risk was really low(licked a girl's pussy, tho i had a blister on my lip), and it was 2 months ago. I did not suffer any symptoms except for these spots. about 30 days after exposure a redish spot the size of a... Read more »