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How Do Hiv Bumps Look

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HIV from "fist bump"

Hello. Yesterday I was asked by a homeless man to buy him some food. I bought him some food, and he thanked me by giving me a "fist bump". He had open sores on his hands, that looked very fresh and might have been bleeding. I then...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello-No this "fist bump" would not pose a significant risk of HIV tranmission. I think you should feel good about your act of generosity and not let this spoil you from doing similar good deeds in the future. Take care,LHW... Read more »

Possibility of acquiring hiv during protected vaginal sex with bumps

Good dayBefore a while ago I had "Molluscum Contagiosum" in my genital area and my... Read more »

Small bumps on body with Atripla

Hi Dr. Henry,I was diagnosed with HIV in May 2009 and started treatment in April 2010. Today I have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS in the United States: A Look Back and a Look Forward

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Advocates Urge HIV Education: Tennessee Sees Bump in New Diagnoses for Young People

New HIV diagnoses in Tennesseans ages 15-24 increased by 32 percent from 2005 to 2009, while cases among other age groups dropped slightly, state data show. Advocate Larry "Cowboy" Frampton thinks those figures reflect a lack of both historical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: HIV Program Loses Needed Funding Bump in Compromise

The compromise budget announced Monday night by House and Senate leaders denies a requested funding increase for the state AIDS Drug Assistance Program, the Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP). Citing hikes in the cost of HIV medicines, the longer... Read more »

A Closer Look at the Revised U.S. HIV Treatment Guidelines (Part 1)

This is part 1 of an update of the U.S. DHHS HIV Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents. For part 2, please click here . I'd like to welcome you to a breaking HIV/AIDS news report. On Dec. 1, 2007, the U.S. government released the first,... Read more »
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Does aid couse bumps on your body? Or stds

Posted by Butterfly29, 1 Reply
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Hair Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I have these really weird hair bumps on my arms and they are attached to my hair, one bump per hair and i have quite a few of them so could anyone tell me what this is and if it is linked to HIV or not ? Follicilous or how ever you spell it is I... Read more »

raised bump on my back

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi, i posted last week. I put myself at high risk about 6 yrs ago with someone i did not know his status. Six years later and i feel great but I am noticing a bump on my back that looks like karposis sarcoma. Its is like the size of a pea a little... Read more »

Just a bump in the road

Posted by Ninjawife, 3 Replies
So I'd like to think I've been strong tdhrough the last year. I pulled my husband through when the doctors didn't think he would make it, I pushed away the worry when my doctor told me I had HIV too. I kept it together and things are getting better.... Read more »