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Hiv And Skin Discoloration

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Skin Discoloration

I am African American and my complexion has darkened considerably. This makes me feel very uncomfortable. Are there any treatments to reverse this condition ?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...What is your HIV status, which HIV medications are you taking, what other medications are you taking, and what other medical problems have you Read more »

Skin Blotches

Hi -Me + since Oct 2004. I was told my status in a hospital after being unconscious for 6 days with... Read more »

Skin discoloration? Side effect?

This forum is a great lifeline!I'm a 34-year-old African-American. I've been HIV+ since 2001 and on... Read more »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...there are at least 8 men with KS for each woman. It is one of the most visible signs of AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin, and bluish, brownish or black on dark skin. Lesions... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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spots on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...forhead which i never had before almost look like age spots but im not old.I have read that red or brown spots can be a sign of HIV know im starting to panick,has anyone heard of or had these spots or could anyone PLEASE help me,im really... Read more »

unknown virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hiv-dna almost a year and half after unprotected exposure. But I recently had a positive result for hsv2. And I seem to have skin blotches on my hands and feet I also tested negative for syphillis and urine test haven't alerted me to anything. ... Read more »

HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sexual partner). It maybe my imagination, but after two years I believe I am experiencing symptoms. I have a small bruise like blotch on my skin, vaginitis, ulcers in my mouth (but i have always had those) and coughing. HELP ME PLEASE Read more »

very scared & alone

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...a mess I am quite highly strung at the best of times but now I have sleepless nights & find myself checking to see if I have skin blotches, swollen nodes (whatever they are!), blood in my saliva on the hour or at more regular intervals. As soon... Read more »