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Itchy Red Spots During Seroconversion

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Itchy Red Bumps

Yesterday, 256 miles away in Atlanta, I was in the exam room with my good friend, a twenty year survivor, when the doctor told him he more than likely had "itchy red bumps". The good doctor had mentioned one of those scarey latin descripitive words...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Staph), fungus, and sometimes no cause is found. The best way to know for certain what the cause is is to do a culture of the bump or to do a skin biopsy. Sometimes doctors will try a course of antibiotics (like Bactrim) and see if the... Read more »

itchy red bumps on neck/face currently on sustiva and truvada

i have itchy red bumps on my face and neck and maybe one or two on my back, i am on sustiva truvada... Read more »

tiny red bumps on tounge?

hello.Today i have had a little irritation on the tip of my tounge. So i was scratching it with my... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...infection spreads deeper into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...like a bruise, but a bruise will lose its purple color if you push on it; a KS lesion won't. KS lesions can grow into raised bumps or patches and grow together. Your health care provider might take a small sample (a biopsy) from skin spots to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Fuzeon

...variable, and for most is mild to moderate. Symptoms could include itching, swelling, redness, pain or tenderness, hardened skin or bumps. Bumps termed "nodules" seem to occur more frequently and severely in areas of high muscle mass (most... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

... How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? A health care provider can easily identify molluscum lesions. They are waxy, flesh-colored bumps that don't hurt or itch. There are only one or two other infections that cause skin problems that look at all... Read more »
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red bumps

Posted by Anonymous
...the red bumps are connected to my hair, so i dunno and the white ones are on my biceps and i dunno what it is tho but i think ive had it for Read more »

Red Bump on the penis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a little red bump or sore on my penis, is this normal amongst guys ? Read more »

red bumps

Posted by Anonymous
...are red bumps on the very back of the tongue normal? Read more »

Concerned, red bump

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Just wondering, trying to get opinions, but it looks like there is a red bump, sort of like a pimple or a bug bite, right in the hairline above the shaft. I am sexualy active, and i do drink alohol. ive Read more »