Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Does An Aids Spot Look Like

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion, advertisement,
Ask the Experts

-THIS IS HIV IS IT NOT???have i seroconverted -please assist- have wierd spots on both sides of legs now disappearing

Hello Dr. Bob, Have i just seroconverted? High Risk encounter vaginal intercourse (no condom) twice for 2 hours with girl who admitted to sleeping with over 100 guys. Plus girl is prone to blackouts and drug use. I started combivir PEP regimen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Stupid Moron from Ohio,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently, I agree, this certainly was not a wise decision! However, your fears that you have seroconverted are unwarranted. Read more »

HIV+ Female genitalia (Lymph nodes) tender swollen dark spots

I'm white HIV+ female for over 6 years and am having swollen lymph nodes on my upper genitals, the spots are tender and turned dark. What is happening and will this change back to the normal color?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The course of what happens to the described lymph nodes depends on the cause. An evaluation/biopsy would often be helpful at sorting out the diagnosis and whether any treatment would be recommended. KH Read more »

Black Spots: Does it Mean I have AIDS?

I have brother who is HIV +. He is only using feed supplements at the moment. He recently started developing some black spots on his skin (forhead, chest, and back). They do not pain him but make him uncomfortable, as he is worried that he may be...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...whether or not we have underlying health problems. You raise two different issues in your question. Let's talk about these "black spots" first.There are many different causes of black spots and most of them are benign, meaning that they will not... Read more »

FOR HIV SPOTTING, TWO

This information from an article last year from a major magazine. If you go to be checked for possible H.I.V. exposure, chances are you'll be given a blood test. While this test is considered highly sensative in detecting the AIDS virus,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Again this data is only half of the story. This article appeared in Nature Medicine a year ago. No other confirmatory tests (ie HIV DNA PCR or plasma viral load, culture) were performed on those samples to determine whether they were true or... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Western Cape to Target HIV Hot Spots After Survey

... The latest survey of the Western Cape's 25 health districts shows that while overall HIV prevalence fell slightly last year, an uptick was detected in several areas. In 2006, prevalence ranged from 3.9 percent in the Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...these activities someone else's blood might enter your own bloodstream (which, incidentally, cannot happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...there are at least 8 men with KS for each woman. It is one of the most visible signs of AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin, and bluish, brownish or black on dark skin. Lesions... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...the pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 Read more »

spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...low(licked a girl's pussy, tho i had a blister on my lip), and it was 2 months ago. I did not suffer any symptoms except for these spots. about 30 days after exposure a redish spot the size of a quarter appeared on my elbow. it was there for... Read more »

spots

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i've read through many of the posts on this site and haven't noticed anyone w/ symptoms similar to mine. i hope someone can help me. i would really appreciate it. i haven't had sex in over 9 months (which was protected). about 5 months ago i began... Read more »

Scared In Canada! Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...include: fogginess, blurred vision at times with many floaters, white stuff along my gums and tongue, a bit of white tongue, spots on my body, and a general fatigue factor. Does this sound like HIV/AIDS to you? Should I get re-tested? What do... Read more »