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Itchy Red Spots After Vaginal Sex Sign Of HIV AIDS

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red spots

how big are these red spots and what are all the signs of hiv and when do they start and how long do they last i really need to no i am very scared...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash seen in primary (new ) HIV infection is very nonspecific and usually doesn't last long (Often a matter of hours). It occurs most commonly on the upper trunk (front and back), neck and arms. It is usually a blanching rash (meaning... Read more »

micro red pin like red spots..

Hello. I have micro red spots 7 to 9 on my hand. M afraid what is this. I had oral sex and tested... Read more »

Red spotted itchy rash in arms trunk and painful itchy swollen feet

Dr. Keith Henry, MD, I have been with inflammation problem for over a year now. I take a isentress,... Read more »
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India: A Study Comparing Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Among Ex-Red-Light District and Non-Red-Light District Sex Workers After the Demolition of Baina Red-Light District

Goa's red-light district was demolished in 2004. In the current study, the researchers compared HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between sex workers who had been based in the Baina red-light district (ex-RLD-SWs) with those who had... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Red Cross Targets Sex Industry Workers With HIV/AIDS Education and Protection

Female and male sex industry workers and their customers in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., are the targets of an American Red Cross HIV prevention project. For about eight years, ARC HIV/AIDS outreach workers have hit city streets in an agency van during warm... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Calif. Gov. Signs Bill Requiring Parental Notification When Consultants Teach HIV/AIDS, Sex Education in Schools

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Monday signed 37 bills, including a measure (AB 1925 ) that requires school districts to notify a student's parent or guardian if an outside consultant or assembly with a guest speaker will provide... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Requirement That AIDS Groups Sign Statement Against Sex Work Also Might Silence Them on Abortion, Editorial Says

The Bush administration's requirement that foreign and U.S. organizations providing HIV/AIDS-related services in other countries sign a pledge opposing commercial sex work and sex trafficking in order to be considered for federal funding "may have a... Read more »
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itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

itchy spots

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING WHAT RASH IS GENERALIZED WITH HIV SYPMTOMS..I STARTED HAVING ITCHY RED AREAS ON MY ARMS...SOMETIME ON MY LEGS...SINCE DEC. 20..THE DAY I WENTTO A CONCERT..I WAS BY THE STAGE RUBBING ON EVERYONE ELSE THAT WAS SWEATY..SINCE THATS ALL... Read more »

red spots on upper chest

Posted by Anonymous
i have red spots on my upper chest under my skin some bumps to, the same on my legs,alot of gas,and bloating,strange headache often,tested- about 2 1/2 years ago, been with two people, about 7mos ago unprotected sex, could this be some sighs of hiv,... Read more »

red spots

Posted by Anonymous
Hi for about a year now ive had re-occuring red spots on the head of my penis, they are almost lesian like only the size of say the nib of a pen. I went to two local GUM clinics to try and find out what it is, all i got was that it could just be a... Read more »