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What Do Lesions Look Like

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KS lesion-scaly or shiny?

Would a KS lesion look scaly? Would it have a dry or rougher texture than surrounding skin? Would it have white spots on it that flake off when scraped? Would it look shiny?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
None of what you're describing is typical for KS-- in fact, your description sounds like psoriasis. See a doctor who can give you a clear diagnosis.... Read more »

Skin Lesions

I have developed angry skin lesions- like small burns or acne pimples-on the face under my beard... Read more »

Is an anal lesion hpv?

I became positive 2 and a half years ago. Shortly before that I had an episode of anal warts (hpv)... Read more »
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What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

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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 »

Kaposi's sarcoma lesions

Posted by paulie_tx, 3 Replies
I just started meds last month. I've got about 5 ks lesions (mostly on my face) and I'm freaking out.

Anyone have experience with this KS aids-related cancer??? Read more »

Oral on lady possible lesion in back of mouth on soft palate please help

Posted by Sim, 1 Reply
Hi I have sort of already posted about this encounter but I have a slightly new worry, this may seem strange but I was examining the back of my throat as its been a bit sore recent as I have been smoking to much recently, and noticed I may have a... 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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