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White Bumps Could I Have HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...(US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections among all Hispanics/Latinos. The rate of new infections among Hispanic/Latino men was more than...
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hair color and HIV antibody test result.

Dear Dr. Conway, I have a very itchy scalp, for which I use OLUX foam. Some times because of the scratching, my scalp breaks and some times even bleeds on my pillow. It is very uncomfortable. On top of it I used the hair color because i have white...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...For the HIV antibody test to be falsely negative, you would need to be taking a potent, systemic immunosuppressant for a good length of time. Read more »

red , white blood cell count on hiv neg. or pos.

I have been worried if I was infected with hiv years ago. I recently had blood work done and my red and white blood cell counts were normal. Would it be possible for the counts to be normal if I was hiv positive for several years?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

can i be hiv positive and still have a high white blood count?

I am a straight recovering sex addictwho has had fiascos with prostitutes and one night stands (99% protected). Last month i came down with a terrible 'virus' that included coughing, mucus, nausea, diareahha, puking, and weight loss. This has lasted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,To answer your initial hypothetical question: "Can I be HIV positive and still have a high white blood cell count?" Yes, it's possible. As for your HIV risk, if 99% of your "fiascos" were protected, you still have 1% of them Read more »

painless white bumps

I have had small painless white bumps on my soft palatefor about 2 months. They came at the same time I hada sore throat. The sore throat went away but the bumps stayed although there are less of them. I also have bigger painless smooth white...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...As much as I would like to help, without having the ability to see these painless white bumps that you have described in this question, there is not much I can do. I suggest that you visit a dentist who has experience Read more »
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Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have these red and white bumps on my arm and biceps, is this a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im having these white bumps on my arm and a bad headache is this a symptom of HIV Read more »

red bumps

Posted by Anonymous
...the red bumps are connected to my hair, so i dunno and the white ones are on my biceps and i dunno what it is tho but i think ive had it for aslong time but i dunno and how is red bumps a symptom Read more »

HIV causing this?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have white bumps inside on my upper lip. You can not see them unless I open my mouth and they are just on the upper lip. Is this a sign Read more »