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What Do Hiv Skin Lesions Look Like

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Recidivant skin coccigeal lesion

Sir, i am an italian doctor, 49yo, HIV+ since 1987.During years i experimented all possible medical drugs for my disease, with actual 0 viral load and very good quality of life.Except for one thing: an exuding skin lesion. It is recurrent in the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have observed several patients with recurrent coccyx region skin lesions similar to what you have described-as with your own experience a diagnosis of herpes-like lesions has been used but is unsatisfactory. I dont have any great insights-if any... Read more »

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... 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 »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Longer Looks: "Colonialism in Africa Helped Launch the HIV Epidemic a Century Ago"

"We now know where the epidemic began: a small patch of dense forest in southeastern Cameroon. We know when: within a couple of decades on either side of 1900. We have a good idea of how: A hunter caught an infected chimpanzee for food, allowing the... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

A Closer Look at the New U.S. DHHS HIV Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents (Part 2)

This is part 2 of an update of the U.S. DHHS HIV Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents. For part 1, please click here . On January 29, 2008, the U.S. government released the second part of its new HIV treatment guidelines. This second... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... Read more »
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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 »

Oral Lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
3 months after possible exposure i have a small hard bump on the roof of my mouth. Is this common with HIV symptoms?

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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 »

Karposis lesion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a purplish spot about one inch in diameter on my inner right thigh. It itched at first, but not now. When I press it down, it does not white out like a bruise, but it does white out a little. It doesn't look like a bruise, bug bite, or... Read more »