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Skin Lesions Hiv

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hiv and hpv skin lesions

i wld like to know if there is any link between the warts my grandson has and hiv infection of his mom and dad. our daughter (his mom) died from aids related complications, and i've noticed our grandson has warts almost constantly and even has one...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Warts (HPV infection) is another sexually transmitted disease that can be transmitted to a newborn during birth, just like HIV and herpes can. I suspect that this is what happened to your grandson. It is not connected to the HIV meds your... Read more »

skin lesion

i went from hiv to aids,how can i get rid of the leisons spots on arms and legs. Read more »

skin lesions

i have been tested posiive over a year now, i have these itchy bumps resembling insect bites all... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...serious cough, shortness of breath, or an accumulation of fluid that can be fatal. KS can often be diagnosed by looking at the skin lesions. They are usually flat, painless, and do not itch or drain. They can look like a bruise, but a bruise will... Read more »
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Women and AIDS Update

...therapy called 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) for preventing recurrent cervical dysplasia (CIN). 5-FU has been successful in treating skin lesions in HIV-negative people as well as vaginal dysplasia in women with immune suppression not associated with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...can cause dry skin, your skin problems could get worse. The Bottom Line Molluscum is a viral infection that can produce skin lesions. Although they are not medically dangerous, the lesions can cause serious emotional and psychological... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Newark, New Jersey: Syphilis Cases Rise as Nation's Continue to Fall

...diseases. The persistence of such diseases worries scientists because of their close connection to HIV. Untreated STDs can cause skin lesions that make HIV easier to receive and transmit, said Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, who leads prevention efforts... Read more »
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skin lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...information? Thanks so much. I'm starting to come up with a list of items I may have in common with people who have full blown AIDS. I've never been tested and would have to have been exposed over ten years ago. I'd be grateful for any... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...another doctor who can give you better info on STD's and a more symphathetic nurse. Also scabs on the legs DOES NOT mean HIV. FYI, skin lesions on an AIDS (not HIV) person appear on all parts of the limbs and body...not just the legs. Read more »

a grateful post

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...while slightly less than before is still intact, the shingles are long gone, he is gaining weight, is rarely nauseous, he has no skin lesions of any kind, is no longer on any pain medications except ibuprofen, his last vl was <400 (gonna get a... Read more »

What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...aphthous ulcers 12. Facial skin pigmentation changes 13. Plantar and genital warts 14. Possible psoriasis and other unknown skin lesions 15. Red, blotchy skin on face? Sehborreic Dermatitis? 16. Re-occurring dry cough and runny nose 17.... Read more »