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How Do You Clear Up Dark Marks On Skin In Hiv Patients

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dark spots on my skin

Hi there,I am living with HIV and have been 5 years now. I started the meds late last year, I am very healthy (with a CD4 count of 600) and exercise, but the problem I have is the dark spots that I experienced 2 years back. I have tried everything...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen some darkening of skin pigments in facial region is a modest number of my dark skinned (usually African American or African born persons) patients. Linkage to a particular drug or regimen has been minimal but 3TC and FTC have often been... Read more »

Weird dark spots on my body

Hi, I started getting weird dark spots on my back, side of hips around february 01. I am HIV... Read more »

dark days,worried,please help me by answering.

DEAR DR.BOB im really confused and dont know what to do please guide me.hi sir.i'm 21 yo... Read more »
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Is the "Berlin Patient" No Longer Alone? Stem Cell Transplant Appears to Clear HIV in Two Men on Treatment

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Two Bone Marrow Transplant Patients Said to Be Cleared ofHIV

Bloomberg Businessweek : HIV Said Cleared in Two Bone Marrow Transplant Patients "Two cancer patients who were also infected with HIV went through bone marrow transplants and may no longer have the AIDS-causing virus, according to Australian... Read more »
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Facing HIV Is Easier With Skin Treatment

For some HIV patients, lipoatrophy, facial wasting associated with the disease and the medication prescribed for it, is a telltale sign of infection. The Food and Drug Administration in August 2004 approved Sculptra, an injectable form of... Read more »
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I am at a dark place, Getting ready...

Posted by troubledguy, 3 Replies
I don't know if my story is unique or just another hetero sexual man causing trouble for their loved ones.

I am sorry to post here post, without actually getting confirmed 100% But I know I have HIV, I felt it from the early stages where acute period... Read more »

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As promised I did not post, nor did any other Dissident for twenty four hours (I extended the time because of the two post I did make).

TheBody and many of it's supporters (a few have responded in a mature and intelligent manner) have given us a... Read more »

dark brown bump on meatus

Posted by rajeevgg, 2 Replies
having very minor dark brown bump near meatus on my penis. had safe sex 3 months. bump is very minor and painless. still having fear about it. Read more »

Browm marks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was reading that symptoms of hiv along with others i have are brown spots or marks on the skin.I have recently been getting brown spots that look like liver spots on my face and abdomen.Is this the kind of brown looking spots there talking about.

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