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What Hiv Lesions Look Like At First

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The birth of a lesion in an HIV+ person

I am a relatively healthy young male in my early 30s. I was diagnosed with HIV 8.5 years ago. Today, I noticed something strange on my neck that started out with a burning sensation. The skin looks as though it was ripped apart in a concentric...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
There's obviously no way that I can make a diagnosis without seeing what you have. You don't tell me what your CD4 count and viral load are. Were your CD4 count to be high and your viral load under control, then the likelihood of... Read more »

dear lord help me hpv lesions (HPV and HIV, 2009)

Hi i am 23 yrs old and about 6 months ago was diagnosed with genital warts. I also have some... Read more »

KS lesions, will they disappear.

Not sure who to ask this to, so you guys got the short straw.Diagnosed in Feb 2006 with AIDS,... Read more »
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Radiofrequency Ablation Is Safe and Tolerable in Treating Pre-Cancerous Anal Lesions Among HIV-Infected MSM, Study Finds

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) delivered in three pulses to 180 degrees of the anal mucosa is safe and tolerable when administered to HIV-infected patients with anal dysplasia, according to a poster presented at IDWeek 2012 . Twelve participants took... Read more »
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My First Pill: Starting HIV Treatment for the First Time

@import url(/css/southern.css); Share Your Stories My First Pill: Starting HIV Treatment for the First Time --> About This Series: Whether it was AZT or Atripla, the 1980s or the 2010s, a person living with HIV who is on treatment always... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials, Opinion Pieces on 25 Years of AIDS

Several editorials and opinion pieces recently addressed the 25th anniversary of the first AIDS diagnosis in the U.S. Twenty five years after the first cases were diagnosed, AIDS-related illnesses now are the No. 1 cause of death worldwide among... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

March 2001 HIV/AIDS Chronicles

HIV-Related Oral Lesions Are Less Common With Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Insulin May Help AIDS Patient Gain Weight Health Tips: Dieticians Urge Nutrition Care for People With HIV Natural Protein May Defend From HIV, Study Finds ... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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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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 »