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What Color Are Hiv Spots On Your Skin

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Skin color change

I have developed very deep red to almost purple skin color from my neck down to my upper chest and shoulders. It appears like a very bad sunburn. In fact, people are always asking me if I've been out in the sun too long. I live in Florida,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have had scores of patients on your HIV regimen and have not observed a skin rash as you describe. Possibly you are having an idiosyncratic reaction to one of the components of the regimen-less likely due to the lisonopril or testosterone. Can... Read more »

White little spots on my skin

I have been in treatment for hiv for two years now and i suddenly started getting some white little... Read more »

Spot on skin, Floater?

Hello Doctors,I was diagnosed in Sept of 03. My CD4 has been in the range of 500-700 (22%-34%)... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cheap, Ultra-Sensitive Color Test Spots Early HIV, Cancer

Researchers at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom, have developed a test to detect viruses and disease biomarkers. This new test is reported to be 10 times more sensitive than the best available today.... Read more »
Women Alive

United Colors

My name is Justina I am a black woman living with HIV in Hollywood and I am a member of Women Alive. At one time, Women Alive was in consortia with another women's organization called Prototypes. They got together to form WomensLink for Services. I... Read more »
TheBody.com

Fifty Shades of Gray (Matter)

I recently had an MRI done that discovered white spots on my brain. Scar tissue. Most likely caused by the hard knocks of life you can say. One in particular. Three years ago. I became a victim of a hate crime. Because I am ... GAY. I have to... Read more »
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The Rising HIV Rates Among Young Women and Girls of Color: What's Going On? Part Two

Even though African-American women and Latinas ages 13-24 account for only 32 percent of the U.S. female youth population, they account for roughly 83 percent of new HIV infections among young females in the U.S. In addition, black women account for... Read more »
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Little pink and purple spots under my skin?

Posted by Anonymous
Would little pink and purple spots on my palm be a sign of infection? unprotected vaginal with a stripper about 8 weeks ago. I had a neg. pcr and elia at 6 weeks. Read more »

spots on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested at 3 months neg ,now i still have joint pain and aches,also in the last week ive had about 10 to 15 red or brown spots appear on my cheeks and forhead which i never had before almost look like age spots but im not old.I have read that... Read more »

White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on.

Does anyone know anything on this? Would really apprechiate any help Read more »

weird purple spots!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
ive been poz for almost 2 years now. i havent been sick or anything but yesterday i noticed weird purple spots like bruises on my body, on my upper arms and on my legs near my knees. their small and they dont hurt but they look gross. i dont burise... Read more »