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Lesions On Palm And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Palm Beach Post Examines HIV/AIDS Issues in Palm Beach County, Fla.

The Palm Beach Post on Sunday published a package of stories and statistics on HIV/AIDS in Palm Beach County, Fla. The following is a summary of the stories. "Why is HIV Continuing To Spread? Haitian culture poses challenges to treating,... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

Case A 27-year-old male presents to the prison infirmary with penile pain. He reports having had the pain for the past three days, ever since accidentally catching part of the skin of his penis in his pants zipper. The patient reports previous good... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Palm Beach Post Examines HIV/AIDS in Florida

The Palm Beach Post on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS in Florida, which has the third-highest caseload nationwide. More than 105,000 people have been diagnosed with AIDS since the start of the epidemic in the U.S., and the rate of HIV/AIDS among... Read more »
Ask the Experts

skin lesions

i have been tested posiive over a year now, i have these itchy bumps resembling insect bites all over my skin.. especialy at nights, leaving a dark spot afterwards, i am not yet onany treatment..does these rash has any thing to do with my status?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Skin conditions are very common in the general population and even more common in HIV+ persons. There are a wide variety of skin disorders such as folliculitis, ezcema, seborrhea, fungal infections and many others. The treatment depends on the... Read more »

black marks or lesions on skin

I amn on Combivir and Stochrin. I have developed marks after itching and then a blister/bump/pimple would appear and then later as it heals it leaves black marks. Is that caused by the HAART? My cd count was 36cells/mm now it is 260 cells/mm after...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The skin lesons that you describe would rarely be associated with the HIV regimen you are on. Neurodermatis or dermographia are conditions that can result in exaggerated responses to scratching. If your platelet count and bleeding times (also... Read more »

Need a HIV Doc in Palm Springs

Almost 70 weight lifter here again. Thanks for your imput. I have got my partner busy pulling up the sites which you recomended.Again I am asking for your help. We are planing to relocate to Palm Springs in about two months, going to both retire....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Gym-Guy,I love Palm Springs. I'm sure you'll be happy there, although the summer can be a bit intense.Don Northfelt is one of my good friends. He and I were almost partners here in the Bay Area before he decided to move to the... Read more »

hiv discoloration of palms, heels and nails

my wife has been on nevirapine, zidovudine, lamivudine and septrin ARVS combination for the last 7 months. she developed palm, nail and heel discoloration. often also experiences unusual tiredness and pains in the back side of the neck and knees....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The zidovudine can cause discoloration in the regions you describe. That effect is most often seen in African Americans or persons of African descent. In my experience if there is discoloration due to zidovudine it often persists unless the drug is... Read more »
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male HIV doctor in west palm beach

Posted by tonymurf, 1 Reply
Hi. I am relocating to West Palm beach and was wondering anyone could refer me to a gay or gay friendly HIV doctor? Thank you!! Read more »

Hair growing from the Palm!

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Hello,

Honestly, i try not to come here to keep my anxiety under control. As usual, the lympyj nodes under the chin and armpits are still there for quite sometime now. But today, really something peculiar happened and made me come back here to ask a... Read more »

KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if KS lesions appear and disappear spontaneously? I noticed a red-purple mark(looks like little blood blisters) on my leg less than one/half inch. I noticed it about 4 1/2 years ago. It disappeared so I did't think anything of it... Read more »

Karposis lesion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a purplish spot about one inch in diameter on my inner right thigh. It itched at first, but not now. When I press it down, it does not white out like a bruise, but it does white out a little. It doesn't look like a bruise, bug bite, or... Read more »