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Red Spots On The Palm Of My Hands

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Spots on palms of hands & feet

I am hiv positive and not taking any medicine right now. I have a lot of dark spots on the palms of my hands and the soles of my feet that are very noticable. Has anyone ever heard of this or know of anyone who has this condition? No doctor has been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is a wide range of skin problems seen in HIV+persons. Often a consultation with a dermatologist can be helpful to pin down a diagnosis and a treatment strategy. Dark spots on palms, soles can be due to a wide range of conditions (from genetic... Read more »

Hand blotches on palms

Hi Dr Brian. Is it normal for your palms to have red or white blotches because my hands sweat? I... Read more »

tiny red spots on hands

Hi Dr, I recently noticed two tiny broken blood vessel like things on my right hand. I made... Read more »
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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 »

Redness?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Here is my situation: When I scratch my skin due to itchyness, it tends to become very red and the scratch marks become cleary visible, yet fades after about 5 minutes. My question is whether this is normal in every person or whether HIV makes the... Read more »

Pimple-looking spots on hands

Posted by Anonymous
Hey everybody. I recently had oral sex performed on me and now it tingles to urinate and my hands have pimple looking dots on them. They seem to dry up quickly and flake off. What is this? Is this symptom (hands) a sign of ARS?

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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 »