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Is White Blotchy Skin A Sign Of Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Red blotchiness on my arms and legs

I have been on Atripla for a couple years now. this past summer I Noticed red blotches on the undersides of my arms and legs. sometimes it itches a little but not severely in anyway. I showed my doctor who is an HIV specialist but he didn't...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be very unusual for a localized rash to develop in the areas you describe that would be due to the Atripla after 1+ years of use without such a rash. Those areas are often involved in rashes due to rubbing, overheating, excessive dryness,... Read more »

Skin signs of HIV/AIDS?

So I've always had skin issues. At a young age I was diagnosed with Psoriasis and Keratosis... Read more »

White little spots on my skin

I have been in treatment for hiv for two years now and i suddenly started getting some white little... Read more »
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White House

Remarks by the President at Signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009

The President: Good morning, everybody. Audience: Good morning. The President: We often speak about AIDS as if it's going on somewhere else. And for good reason -- this is a virus that has touched lives and decimated communities around the... Read more »
TheBody.com

Signs of Change: Ryan White Reauthorization, Travel Ban Removal

People in the HIV/AIDS community could be forgiven for thinking that, despite the election of Barack Obama, they still did not have a close friend in the White House. After all, despite all the recent cacophony about health care reform, HIV/AIDS... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Congress Passes New Continuing Resolution; Ryan White, HOPWA And AIDS etc's Included in CR; President Clinton To Sign Department of Defense Authorization Bill -- Servicemembers Face Discharge

Continuing Resolution: Congress has passed a new Continuing Resolution (H.R.2880) which extends FY 96 funding for Ryan White, HOPWA, and the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs), among other programs, through March 15th. As a reminder, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

President Bush Signs Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization Bill

President Bush on Tuesday signed into law the Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization Bill (HR 6143 ), which provides funding for HIV/AIDS programs in the U.S., the AP/ San Diego Union-Tribune report (Riechmann, AP/ San Diego Union- Tribune , 12/19).... Read more »
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Please sign my WhiteHouse Petition to End HIV/AIDS Discrimination in Education

Posted by Dolfie1
Dear friends,



I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People,
a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your
name to mine? If this petition gets 100,000 signatures by August 12, 2014,
the... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
Hello
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.

I... Read more »

Please sign Petition to End HIV/AIDS Discrimination in HUD

Posted by Dolfie1
Dear friends,



I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People,
a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your
name to mine? If this petition gets 100,000 signatures by August 12, 2014,
the... Read more »

are new moles signs of acute hiv? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
i woke up today and i noticed that besides having some raised skin spots on hands, back and stomach i also have like 4 new moles on my shoulders and hands which im 100% sure never had from what i've been reading people with compromised immune system... Read more »