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When Do Hiv Spots Appear

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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 »

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 »

White spots

I have tiny white spots appearing all over my body, forming pulsy heads leaving white skin. What could cause this andhow could I get rid of them (internally and externally)? Just for you, I've been diagosedwith Hiv. Also, apply that same question to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are a wide range of skin problems (both white spot and purplish spots included) that can be seen in the general population but may be more common in HIV+ persons. I recommend a Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: City Offers New HIV Testing; Procedure Detects Virus Earlier, Could Identify "Hot Spots" Where It Is Spread

... Baltimore's switch from conventional HIV antibody testing to RNA-based testing could help authorities diagnose new cases more quickly, aiding prevention efforts. Dr. 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

Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...Each reaction might last up to a week. With two injections each day, people using enfuvirtide might have reactions at several spots on their body at the same time. Very few patients have stopped using it because of skin reactions. The most common... Read more »
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Black Spot on Tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can someone please help me. I just noticed a black spot on my tongue. I don't recall biting down on it and its a about 1-2cm wide (not huge). It kinda looks like a broken blood vessel Read more »

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 on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was tested at 3 months neg ,now i still have joint pain and aches,also in the last week ive had about 10 to 15 red or brown spots appear on my cheeks and forhead which i never had before almost look like age spots but im not old.I have read that... Read more »

brown spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had a possible exposure 4 months ago tested neg at 1o weeks ,now ive had brown spots on face that resemble age spots never had this before and now have about 10 of them that just appeared,iwas reading that brown Read more »