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What Color Is A Herpes Sore

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles,
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Genital Herpes or something else?

The past few days i noticed these skin colored bumps on the shaft of my penis. I noticed a slight itch. It now looks like very tiny circular scabs. They are not in a cluster and also do not look like any of the pictures of herpes i have seen....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Sure, there are many different possibilities for "skin colored bumps on the shaft" of a Mr. Happy. Unfortunately I can't diagnose your problem over the Internet. I suggest you see a dermatologist.Dr. Read more »

Really worried - Will make a donation

Hi Bob,Happy holidays! I really admire the work you do here on this site and love the way you answer peoples questions with good humor. I see that people are making donations but I can't find any link so if you would kindly point it out I would be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. You can find many similar cases in the archives. Have a look mate!Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org.... Read more »

Skin on Lips

I have been HIV+ since 2003 and have been on the same medicines ever since. In April of this year I got my first tattoo on my ankle. Within a few minutes my lower lip began to itch, swell, and eventually darkened and peeled. Since April 2007 this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...simplex (cold sores) commonly involves the lips and results in recurrent odd symptoms and a sore with pealing (sometimes with color changes). KH Read more »

re: two recent questions

I'd like to help you with some of these questions. One person recently asked you about her asymmetrical fat accumulation. In her question, she mentioned that her lower body is "lipoatrophied". This is a reflection of her doctor's (and many...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for posting your thoughtful comments. Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...lesions. They are usually flat, painless, and do not itch or drain. They can look like a bruise, but a bruise will lose its purple color if you push on it; a KS lesion won't. KS lesions can grow into raised bumps or patches and grow together.... Read more »
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Queer, Poz and Colored: The Essentials

...online dealing with their own emotional issues when I logged in with my own baggage in tow. Read more ... Queer, Poz and Colored: The Essentials June 1, 2010 My name is William Brandon Lacy Campos (talk about a heck-of-a-name). I was... Read more »
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STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip... Read more »

Mono vs. HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...vaginal sex repeatedly with the same person (who refuses to get tested b/c he says he doesn't have HIV although he has had a colorful past, how does he know). Anyway I had a severe sore throat and went to the dr. and I tested positive for mono... Read more »

very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...respiratory infection..etc... I also did get herpes. I am so scared he gave me hiv. My skin has been very dry lately and I have a skin colored growth on the side of my cheek. I've also been sick three times since August and have had two herpes... Read more »

there are colors here!

Posted by Anonymous
... hey! you can do al types of stuff in this board and write in colors! see you! Read more »