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White Spots Worried It Could Be AIDS

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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 »

White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blacks More Worried About HIV Than Whites

Among respondents to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) survey, blacks were six times more likely than whites to be very concerned about becoming infected with HIV. The survey posed the question, "Bearing in mind the different ways people can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lord's Pantry Loses Funding -- White Plains Group Feeds Homebound HIV/AIDS Patients

The Lord's Pantry, which serves meals to 125 home-based HIV/AIDS patients, has learned it will no longer receive $300,000 in Ryan White funds. Eligible clients still will receive food, but through different providers, said Caren Halbfinger,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

White Girls Don't Get AIDS

In 1998, the most common cause of AIDS among women was heterosexual exposure to HIV, followed by the use of injection drugs. A large percentage of women who became infected heterosexually did so through sexual contact with injection-drug users. For... Read more »
White House

Remarks by the President at Signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009

The President: Good morning, everybody. Audience: Good morning. The President: We often speak about AIDS as if it's going on somewhere else. And for good reason -- this is a virus that has touched lives and decimated communities around the... Read more »
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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 »

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

http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html
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itchy spots

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING WHAT RASH IS GENERALIZED WITH HIV SYPMTOMS..I STARTED HAVING ITCHY RED AREAS ON MY ARMS...SOMETIME ON MY LEGS...SINCE DEC. 20..THE DAY I WENTTO A CONCERT..I WAS BY THE STAGE RUBBING ON EVERYONE ELSE THAT WAS SWEATY..SINCE THATS ALL... Read more »