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Hiv Lesions On Skin

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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 mom and dad. our daughter (his mom) died from aids related complications, and i've noticed our grandson has warts almost constantly and even has one...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Warts (HPV infection) is another sexually transmitted disease that can be transmitted to a newborn during birth, just like HIV and herpes can. I suspect that this is what happened to your grandson. It is not connected to the HIV meds your... Read more »

skin lesion

i went from hiv to aids,how can i get rid of the leisons spots on arms and legs. Read more »

skin lesions

i have been tested posiive over a year now, i have these itchy bumps resembling insect bites all... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...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 eye. KS can also spread to the lungs, liver, stomach and intestines, and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cidofovir Reported Useful for Mollusca Lesions in Kids

...active antiretroviral therapy) for about two years, hundreds of MC lesions had developed on their bodies. The doctors prepared a skin treatment by mixing 15 grams of cidofovir with 22.5 grams of Dermovan ointment. The lesions were treated once... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...(HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. Scientists have uncovered details of an immune-cell environment... Read more »
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84 day hiv test not conclusive?

Posted by boots, 1 Reply
Ok in 07 I had a risk vaginal with an escort... I tested out to 84 days and I was negative.. Well yesterday I called around and I was told locally I did not test long enough.. That I should of tested again. Well I didnt so today I called the CDC and... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went... Read more »

skin lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...information? Thanks so much. I'm starting to come up with a list of items I may have in common with people who have full blown AIDS. I've never been tested and would have to have been exposed over ten years ago. I'd be grateful for any... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is Read more »