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Is White Blotchy Skin A Sign Of Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...out these frequently asked questions from TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes,...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weakened immune system. When a person is infected with HIV, the virus enters the body and lives and multiplies primarily in the white blood cells. These are immune cells that normally protect us from disease. The hallmark of HIV infection is the... Read more »

long term skin problem

I have had raised brown scaly areas on my face, groin, and trunk for many years. These areas are raised, some enclose a raised white area. Although most are deep brown, no regular boarder, grow slowly, only slightly raised, and look slightly...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...treating skin conditions such as yours. If you are in the US you may want to find out if there is a local medical school or Ryan White funded program that offers dermatology consultation services. Many skin conditions might require use of even... Read more »

HIV transmission through torn skin

Dr bob! I'm agonized by the wait and decide to post this question with a donation for good karma.I've had protected sexual contact with a sex worker 3 weeks ago and while i was removing the condom, the broken skin on my index finger (i could see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk would be remote at best. A single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark will give you a conclusive result Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weakened immune system. When a person is infected with HIV, the virus enters the body and lives and multiplies primarily in the white blood cells. These are immune cells that normally protect us from disease. The hallmark of HIV infection is the... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...and brown rice Dairy products (milk and cheese) Some foods can help to relieve diarrhea, such as the BRATT diet: Bananas White rice Apple juice or apple sauce Toast Herbal Tea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Nausea, vomiting, and... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...in cooking, the two best choicesare canola and olive oil. Eating a lot of "refined" carbohydrates -- sugary foods, soda, and whitebread can raise triglycerides. If you need to reduce total cholesterol, LDL,and triglyceride levels it is important... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...containing certain PIs and NRTIs (the longerthe time on the regimen the higher the risk) HIV itself Cigarette smoking White race Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? At this time, there is no simple treatment for lipodystrophy.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some lesions have a small dent or dimple in the center. The lesions are the same color as normal skin,... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...tested. A week after this we split up. So her status is unknown. About 10 days after the unprotected sex I noticed some small red/white spots on the tip of my penis that looked like yeast infection. I dont recall these itching however they did... Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...Hallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello. I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »