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Hiv Sores On Body

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HIV+ with Sores on my Body

I have these sores on my body that look like cigarette burns. They are round, red, look like scares, and are a little indented. I bought some Gold Bond lotion to see if it was caused form dry skin and so far it hasn't worked. My sister has...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...difficult, even when you see the lesions in person). Because of this, I'd hesitate to even try to guess what your particular sores are related to, but rather, would strongly suggest that you bring these to your doctor's attention. BY Read more »

CAN BODY STOP HIV INFECTION

if a person is indeed going thru ARS this is the body fighting the virus. Can the body defeat the... Read more »

Feel like my body is seizing up with deep achiness/soreness

I feel like i've been beat up or something...have achy soreness in shoulders down arms in knees and... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...outbreaks can be more serious, and last longer than for people without HIV. Herpes sores provide a way for HIV to get past the body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However,... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next day i started... Read more »

Rash & Sore Throat

Posted by RMT, 1 Reply
...condom) to a woman of unknown status in November last year. Some 2-3 weeks later i woke up with a small red rash on the side of my body underneath my left arm and about 5 inches below my armpit. The rash was itchy and was abut 2 inches in... Read more »

Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...And then about 6 weeks later I developed flu-like symptoms which included sore throat, fever, chills, diarrea, cold sweat and body aches which lasted about 2 days with slight fatigue that lingered for the rest of the week. I also noticed during... Read more »

Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...after an oral rapid test 6 weeks later) I am now getting some pussy little sores inside my mouth and cheeks and lips and random body bruises for no reason. Is that a sign of an HIV infection 6 months later or something else? Never had a... Read more »