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What Color Are Herpes Lesions

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Can KS lesion change color?

Hi Dr. Feinberg. Thanks for your quick responses to questions-you're the fastest on this forum! Can a KS lesion appear to vary in color from day to day or even within the same day? Can it react to heat by changing in color,especially after...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
KS lesions do not change color from day to day or within the same day. Treated lesions or those that respond to combination HIV meds may fade gradually and come to look like tattoos.... Read more »

Anal Lesion or Herpes?

Over the past 6 months I have had a growing lesion on my Anus. At first, I thought it was... Read more »

Herpes lesions?

Is it possible to clear the Herpes virus, HHV 1 HSV 2, by a vigours Cell mediated and Humoral... Read more »
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InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El herpes simple se refiere a un grupo de virus que infecta a los seres... 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 »
AIDS Survival Project

March 2001 HIV/AIDS Chronicles

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Body Positive

Co-Infección con Herpes Genital

¿Qué es el Herpes Genital? Herpes genital es una infección causada por el virus herpes simplex o VHS. Hay dos tipos de este virus: VHS-1 y VHS-2. Aunque ambos tipos de VHS pueden causar herpes genital, el VHS-1 generalmente infecta los... Read more »
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Sintomas HPV o Herpes sin lesiones ?

Posted by Anonymous
Tengo un picor constante en el conducto que va de la vulva hacia el utero. Me han realizado una citologa y un cultivo ( aparte de pruebas en sangre de silfilis, hepatitis, cultivo viral para herpes, y VIH ) , y todo ha dado negativo, pero desde una... Read more »

Questions about possible KS lesions

Posted by jstanavgguy, 1 Reply
I was wondering if KS lesions are able to be scraped or cut off?

I have a dark brown spot on my thigh, and I scraped it of. It was not a scab. However, when i scraped off the discolored skin, the flesh underneath was the normal color. Also, there was... 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 »

skin lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have the dreaded reddish-purplish mark on my arm. It is not raised-perfectly flat. About dime sized. When I push on it, you can see the blood leave the area and quickly return when pressure is released. I also notice that it gets deeper in... Read more »