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Hiv Aids Lesions

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dear lord help me hpv lesions (HPV and HIV, 2009)

Hi i am 23 yrs old and about 6 months ago was diagnosed with genital warts. I also have some lesions on my tonsils and lips i have tested negative via elisa at 3 months and then tested about twice a month out to 23.5 weeks via oraquick advanced...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...OK?It appears from your post that you're freaking out, because you fear that having genital warts (HPV) means you may also be HIV infected. Actually, these are two very distinct viruses (HIV versus HPV). HPV is much more easily acquired than HIV.... Read more »

do ks lesions lessen after the beginning of hiv drug therapy

I am hiv positive and just recovered from a severe bout of pcp. Over the past month I have (already... Read more »

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... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...systems can develop molluscum lesions that spread, last a long time, and are very difficult to treat. About 20% of people with AIDS will develop molluscum. Molluscum is not a serious health problem. However, many people find the molluscum... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cidofovir Reported Useful for Mollusca Lesions in Kids

...MCV ( molluscum contagiosum virus) can cause disfiguring lesions on the face, neck and genitals of people with HIV/AIDS. There is no therapy specifically licensed for the treatment of MCV lesions, but doctors have used, with varying degrees of... Read more »
The Body

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Dr. Valdiserri at work at IAC. This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Dr. Ron Valdiserri is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Department of Health Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...Mediterranean background. KS also occurs in African men and people with a weakened immune system. The most common cause of KS now is HIV infection. KS is a sign of AIDS. KS usually shows up in the skin, or in the linings of the mouth, nose, or... Read more »
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brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have pml but i still have the lesion and neurological deficeits and now am at a lost for cause i have 475t-cells undetecteble viral load any ideas would... Read more »

Karposis lesion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it is more elliptical than anything else and surrounded with a thin red outline. It is flat. Am I in the beginning stage of AIDS> Read more »

home based test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... are home based tests really accurate? i got a tattoo about a year ago and now i think i have a lesion on my skin. i'm kind of embarassed to go get tested. Read more »

aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok, does anyone out there have enough medical knowledge to answer this question. I am waiting on results from an HIV test and I am going crazy. I am having AIDS not HIV symptoms...tongue lesions, night sweats, swollen glands, coated tongue, Read more »