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Red blotches on arm,legs and upper torso

Hello, I am going on 20years with HIV+. When I was first dignosed I had a cd4 of 455. I did take AZT,DDI,DDC,3TC and D4T for up until 7years ago... I stop due to antiviral drug complication. My CD4 for the last 7 years have been fluctuating from 225...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thanks for your post.It's difficult for doctors to accurately diagnose skin problems without being able to see the lesions directly-- (for some like me, it's tough even if you're in my office). That said, having hives is suggestive... Read more »

red, pink, brown or purplish blotches on and/or under the skin

Dear Doctors,In their FAQ, CDC refer to the following symptoms of ARS:red, pink, brown or purplish... Read more »

Circular blotches

Hi I'm a 22 y/o male. Over the last year, I have developed several circular brown/red... Read more »
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red, pink, brown or purplish blotches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The following is said to be a symptom of ARS:

red, pink, brown or purplish blotches on and/or under the skin

http://www.13kg.com/facts/hiv_aids_common_symptoms.htm

That's rather scary. Does anybody know what these look like and what causes them?

Please... Read more »

Bruises/blotches?

Posted by countingdays, 1 Reply
Hi all -

I'm trying to hold things together but am really flipping out.

I'm now 5.5 weeks post exposure. Had a OraQuick oral swab negative test at 4.5 weeks.

Today I got up and noticed two red blotches on my leg. They sort of look like bruises... Read more »

red blotches all over body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I woke up today with red blotches all over my body except for my face and neck. I am not on meds... cd4 210 and vl 23,000. Early this afternoon most of it went away.. but now its coming back.... I have appt for Dermo this Wednesday.. Meanwhile its... Read more »

Small bump

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi!

Today I just noticed I have a small bump, and I hate to say this, right at the top of the crack of my butt! It's small and almost looks like a mosquito bite, but doesn't itch. It almost feels like a zit. Maybe it's just a zit?? But I've never had... Read more »