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Hiv And White Spots On The Lips

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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 »

white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had a white spot on my tongue for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You

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White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on.

Does anyone know anything on this? Would really apprechiate any help Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »

itchy spots

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING WHAT RASH IS GENERALIZED WITH HIV SYPMTOMS..I STARTED HAVING ITCHY RED AREAS ON MY ARMS...SOMETIME ON MY LEGS...SINCE DEC. 20..THE DAY I WENTTO A CONCERT..I WAS BY THE STAGE RUBBING ON EVERYONE ELSE THAT WAS SWEATY..SINCE THATS ALL... Read more »
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White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with anybody since. About 5 months after this encounter I noticed these little white dots on my upper lip and on both sides of my lip going into my inner...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
First of all, what you have described does *not* sound like HPV or oral warts caused by HPV. It does sound like you are describing fordyce granules, which are a part of the normal anatomy of the buccal mucosa (cheeks). Second, oral warts are not a... Read more »

Very tired and lips turning white

I am very tired all of the time and my skin and lips keep turning white?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'm assuming you are HIV positive (?) If so you should be checked for anemia. A decrease in your red blood cells possibly caused by HIV itself or perhaps an anti-HIV medication such as AZT could produce symptoms like the ones you describe.... Read more »

White little spots on my skin

I have been in treatment for hiv for two years now and i suddenly started getting some white little spots on my skin, i live in a tropical area (Yucatan, MX) a doctor said it was caused by the exposure to the sun (im addict to swim)but im still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.I can't diagnose the cause of your white spots over the Internet. It's possible that it's a common skin fungus: tinea versicolor. I'd suggest you consult a dermatologist. Most likely there is a simple and effective treatment... Read more »

White spots

Hi!I was diagnosed with AIDS 12 months ago (PCP, CD4=49), after receiving HAART (Retrovir + Epivir + Efavirenz) VL has gone down to <50 and CD4 is up to 280. However, lately I have discovered 15 small white "spots" 1-3mm in diameter on...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like you may have a fungal dermatitis, which is common in HIV+s and HIV-s alike. If it is, the condition is readily treated with topical medicine.... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Business-Card Sized Chip Detects HIV on the Spot

This article was reported by Dvice . Dvice recently reported on the development of a business card-sized biochip created by scientists at the University of Illinois and Daktari Diagnostics that can scan for HIV and provide accurate T-cell... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV in America: Studies Zero in on Trouble Spots

Sophisticated mapping and medical record technologies can help target AIDS-related resources to those who need it most, according to several studies presented at the 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta. Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director... Read more »
TheBody.com

Fifty Shades of Gray (Matter)

I recently had an MRI done that discovered white spots on my brain. Scar tissue. Most likely caused by the hard knocks of life you can say. One in particular. Three years ago. I became a victim of a hate crime. Because I am ... GAY. I have to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Understanding Disparities in HIV Infection Between Black and White MSM in the United States

The investigators sought to evaluate several hypotheses for HIV infection disparities between white and black men who have sex with men, including incarceration, partner HIV status, circumcision, sexual networks, and duration of infectiousness. The... Read more »