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White spots

Hi!I was diagnosed with AIDS 12 months ago (PCP, CD4=49), after receiving HAART (Retrovir + Epivir + Efavirenz) VL has gone down to <50 and CD4 is up to 280. However, lately I have discovered 15 small white "spots" 1-3mm in diameter on...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like you may have a fungal dermatitis, which is common in HIV+s and HIV-s alike. If it is, the condition is readily treated with topical medicine.... Read more »

Dark Spots, White Bumps &Itching bottom of feet

Hi Dr. Henry,I tested this past February 2014 and was given an AIDS diagnoses. CD4 was 102 and VL 103,000. I started meds (Stribild and Bactrim) approx March 28. I'm black American. I first noticed a black spot near my eye before diagnoses and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Persons with HIV/AIDS commonly experience many skin problems that often can flare up further after starting effective HIV treatment (can be a part of the spectrum of immune reconstitution syndrome or IRIS). Eczema (very dry skin), folliculitis (hair... Read more »

White little spots on my skin

I have been in treatment for hiv for two years now and i suddenly started getting some white little spots on my skin, i live in a tropical area (Yucatan, MX) a doctor said it was caused by the exposure to the sun (im addict to swim)but im still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.I can't diagnose the cause of your white spots over the Internet. It's possible that it's a common skin fungus: tinea versicolor. I'd suggest you consult a dermatologist. Most likely there is a simple and effective treatment... Read more »

little white spot on penis

i have being developed with many white spot jes below the dick head. They are growing around that area. This has been appeared ever since i was 15-16 and now i am 21 years old. Wht does that mean? i never have sex before, jes masturbation...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't tell you what these white spots are related to. They are unlikely to be sexually transmitted if they have been there for some time (before you were sexually active?) and do not cause any discomfort. To be sure, you might want to have... Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had a white spot on my tongue for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You

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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 really apprechiate any help Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »

White spots on the inner sides of lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi ,

I was recently diagnosed with NGU a couple of weeks back.From day one , i have had these white spots under my lips.I have had exceptionally bad breath .

Could anybody please tell me what this is ? The doctor checked it out and said that is was... Read more »