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Hiv And Dark Spotting

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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 »

Dark spots

I started getting darkspots on my arms and then got really sick. I found out that I was HIV postive... Read more »

dark spots on my skin

Hi there,I am living with HIV and have been 5 years now. I started the meds late last year, I am... Read more »
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Stephen Lewis Foundation

Speech by Stephen Lewis at the International AIDS Society Conference

Cape Town, South Africa --> In my younger days, decades upon decades ago, we were consumed by the threat of nuclear annihilation. The forces of darkness, East and West, seemed in the ascendance. The Doomsday clock inched its way to midnight. And... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV in the Classroom: HIV Education From the Dark 1980s to the Digital Masses

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series Dr. Kimberley Hagen has taught HIV education to undergraduates and medical professionals since the mid-1980s , before many people were even discussing HIV. Now she's bringing that conversation out of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Study Calls for Volunteers With Dark Hair

An upcoming San Francisco-based study will attempt to use samples of participants' hair as a tool for gauging HIV treatment adherence. In the "Strand Study," researchers from the city Department of Public Health (SFDPH) and University of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Too Many Remain in Dark About HIV Facts

In a bid to boost AIDS awareness and possibly raise money for HIV research, two HIV-positive men will walk from Spokane to Seattle later this summer. From there, they will embark on a six-month trek across the United States, with the goal of... Read more »
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dark spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I seem to remember that a symptom was a dark spot on the face that would not go away, is this true, if so what are the details ?


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Spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi:

Anyone ever heard of chancre appearing on tongue as possible site of HIV infection.

was given head from a guy and his wife and she kissed me once.

About 5 weeks later had little white chancre appear on tongue then really bad sinus infection,... Read more »

dark brown bump on meatus

Posted by rajeevgg, 2 Replies
having very minor dark brown bump near meatus on my penis. had safe sex 3 months. bump is very minor and painless. still having fear about it. Read more »

Dark Stool

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Over the past week, I've noticed that my stool has become extremely dark (almost black). Is that a symptom of this virus? Read more »