What Do Hiv Skin Lesions Look Like

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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 mom and dad. our daughter (his mom) died from aids related complications, and i've noticed our grandson has warts almost constantly and even has one...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Warts (HPV infection) is another sexually transmitted disease that can be transmitted to a newborn during birth, just like HIV and herpes can. I suspect that this is what happened to your grandson. It is not connected to the HIV meds your... 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 »

skin lesions

i have been tested posiive over a year now, i have these itchy bumps resembling insect bites all... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...serious cough, shortness of breath, or an accumulation of fluid that can be fatal. KS can often be diagnosed by looking at the skin lesions. They are usually flat, painless, and do not itch or drain. They can look like a bruise, but a bruise will... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...can cause dry skin, your skin problems could get worse. The Bottom Line Molluscum is a viral infection that can produce skin lesions. Although they are not medically dangerous, the lesions can cause serious emotional and psychological... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye inflammation. Although less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

... Why Did People With HIV Use DNCB? Research on DNCB shows that it stimulates the immune system. It has been used to treat skin lesions caused by Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Advocates of DNCB claimed that it could clear up all symptoms of HIV... Read more »
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skin lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...information? Thanks so much. I'm starting to come up with a list of items I may have in common with people who have full blown AIDS. I've never been tested and would have to have been exposed over ten years ago. I'd be grateful for any... Read more »

What the F% is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...aphthous ulcers 12. Facial skin pigmentation changes 13. Plantar and genital warts 14. Possible psoriasis and other unknown skin lesions 15. Red, blotchy skin on face? Sehborreic Dermatitis? 16. Re-occurring dry cough and runny nose 17.... Read more »

Pityriasis Rosea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is Pityriasis Rosea a skin rash among HIV poz people or is it just a common rash among young people ? can someone please help me Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...am a worrier to begin with...but here's my story. Had unprotected oral sex, and protected vaginal sex with a lady of unknown HIV status about six weeks ago. About two weeks later, I noticed a skin lesion on my upper arm about the size of a... Read more »