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What Kind Of Bumps Appear When You Have Hiv

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Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does HIV Survive Outside the Body? Can I Get HIV From Anal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Vaginal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Oral Sex? Is There a Connection Between HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted...
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Kaposi's first appearance

Doctor Frascino , I want to express to you the admiration for all the great information this site provides plus your humorous , friendly answers to even the most stupid questions from many of us , internet users ...and well , im afraid here is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding Kaposi's sarcoma, it can present at any stage of HIV disease, although it's much more common in late-stage disease after the immune system has been decimated by the virus. I'll repost below... Read more »

Do boils and blisters appear because of HIV

I have a son who has HIV/Aid and he has broken out with red spots that have turned into boils which keep seeping. Is this a side effect of what he has and she we be concerned. Could you please email me the answer as I am afraid that I won't...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Infections like that are a concern and could be caused by bacteria including some that are resistant to some standard antibiotics. Careful handwashing is important when coming into contact with lesions of that nature. He should be evaluated by his... Read more »

sticky glans,foreskin and very small bumps around the foreskin

My glans becomes dry very fast if I take bakc the foreskin. I feel some kind of sticky substance around the glans and foreskin too. I feel a smell from my penis. This condition has been going on for 2 months. i feel very uneasy. I got STD tests...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It sounds to me as if you have an issue with hygiene of the genital area as much as anything else. As you make have had a high risk contact for HIV transmission a number of months ago, I would advise getting tested now. If the result is negative,... Read more »

Bump on back of ear

Hi DoctorFirst let me apologise for the rather long letter. I have been having strange symptoms for the past 6 months. First it was joint pains, than mouth ulcers, oral warts, tingling in arms and legs, few scattered small red spots on the body,...
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
Your symptoms are very nonspecific. It is extremely unlikely that they are related to HIV infection. There are certain syndromes that can appear with arthritis. Have you been worked up for what kind of arthritis you have?MH... Read more »
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When will the swollen nodes appear after HIV infection?

Posted by esia501, 1 Reply
I've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »

Bumpity BUMP BUMP....CDC window

Posted by Virgo, 3 Replies
I wanted to bump this up so the WW's who are new around here can take a looksey!!


http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/gap/pmtct/Trainer%20Manual/Adobe/Module_6TM.pdf

Page 11, point #4

IT STATES:

"A negative result usually means that the person is not infected... Read more »

Freaking Out:Jblue and Other Kind Souls!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey People...I don't know what to do:Every symptom that seems to be worht a look and is associated with HIV ,I seem to have,I'm NOT imagining these things:
Anyway long and the short of it is I started out with bumps on my penis and subsequently what... Read more »

Kindly your advise is urgently requested !!!!

Posted by tooney, 1 Reply
Dear adviser,
I do want to thank you for the time you spend it to read my message and advise me,

My story started on 22 September 09, when I slept with a girl, which I already do two HIV tests for her(Serologi): Eliza (0.6) and HIV spot (ONCOPROBE)... Read more »