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White Blemishes From Hiv

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Blemishes and scabs- HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a low risk exsposure. I have a bunch of little neeldepoint-sized scabs all over my legs and arms, and I have many small light brown blemishes. Are these HIV symptoms? Read more »

White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex with a woman whose hiv status I am unsure of. It was at the tail end of her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but we usd a condom. The following morning I notice a white coating on my... Read more »

White Blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know if early HIV infection has any impact on WBC numbers? DO they do up unpon infection or do they down down?????

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For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section
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i am a white male retired...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi i am a white male retired at the age og 46 I am hiv+ for 3.5
yeARs I go to I to a group bi-weekly and feel like I have to be
up to keep from depressing the group. I have a lot of issues and
though my count is about 550 I keep getting strange... Read more »
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Pimples, acne blemishes or what

Dr. Bruce Dezube I have been HIV+ that I know of for eight years. Within the past year and a half I have started getting pimples, acne blemishes on my forehead and nick. I've ask my doctor about them and he tells me that it apart of the disease...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Acne is quite common in HIV disease. I personally give my patients a month of Cefadroxil one tablet daily, which is often extremely effective. I'm not sure about the prednisone. Prednisone can actually cause acne. Did your doctor perhaps think... Read more »

Skin blemishes as side effects

Dear Sirs,I've been taking Crixivan and Biovir (azt + 3tc) since december 1998 as my first treatment, had chemotherapy sessions for a year (now cured from SK, stopped in december 1999). My viral load is undetectable for a year, cd4 is around...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A host of unusual skin effects have been reported in persons on protease inhibitors including Crixivan (indinavir). Those reports do not prove that the protease inhibitors or other HIV drugs are the cause but raise the suspicion. Crixivan may have... Read more »

persistent sore thraot lasting for 3 weeks, elevated white blood cell, and invisible blood in urine (white and red cell)

i had unprotected sex with one girl before 7 weeks and 4 days, and after 4 weeks u start feeling fatigue and sore throat no more sgins and sometimes abdominal pain ... i went to the clinic and make CBC and the result was normal except for the WBC...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The symptoms you describe are not typical for acute HIV infection other than the sore throat which can be seen. It is possible that you have contracted an STD such as herpes which can give you urinary symptoms and would not respond to antibiotics.... Read more »

white tongue HIV

I have a white tongue and I am worried about having HIV. I gave oral sex to a person of unknown status on December 30th. It only lasted a few minutes and he did not cum. 6 days later, I had a painless sore throat. I started to read all these forums...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Oral sex has been and remains a low-risk activity. Your bleeding gums can increase the risk, but your partners lack of ejaculation lowers it. In my opinion, we are right back where we started. Not a lot of risk. I do not think you need to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mobile Register Profiles Jeanne White, Mother of Ryan White

The Mobile Register on Monday profiled Jeanne White, the mother of Ryan White (Curet, Mobile Register , 9/13). Ryan White, perhaps the most well-known HIV-positive hemophiliac, was banned in 1985 from attending school after he was diagnosed... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Releases Preliminary Data on the Continuum of HIV Care Among Ryan White Clients at CROI 2013

New data shows that the majority of patients receiving medical care funded by the Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RW) are virally suppressed. The Health Resources and Services Administration 's (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) presented the data... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Ryan White CARE Act, a Cornerstone of HIV Treatment and Care, Expires: AIDS Action Urges Congress to Strengthen Our Nation's Response to the HIV Epidemic

Washington, DC -- Tomorrow, September 30, 2005, the current authorization of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act expires. Since its enactment in 1990, this historic HIV legislation has saved hundreds of thousands of... Read more »
Campaign to End AIDS

Learn How to Participate in the White House's HIV/AIDS Community Discussions on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National HIV/AIDS Community Discussions: One of the President's top HIV/AIDS policy priorities is the development and implementation of a National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). There are three primary goals for the NHAS: Reducing HIV incidence ... Read more »