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Hiv Virus Sores On The 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 »

Cold Sores and HIV Infection

Hey Dr. Rob-I"m a huge fan of You and your organization, and I want to start off by saying... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person in the household. For information on these cases refer to the May 20, 1994, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, " Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Household Settings -- United States ." Persons living with HIV and persons... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested... 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 »

How does the HIV goes in the body during sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi.. I would like to know How the HIV goes in the body of male during sex? Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? Read more »

Mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...dropped 3-4 lbs. I tested neg six weeks later via oral rapid test.The counsellor told me don't worry about it & its not HIV. Now, 6 months later I notice I am getting reddish bumps inside my mouth on my cheeks and I had an infected salivary... Read more »