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Will Hiv Make Your Skin Change Colors

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Ask the Experts

skin color change

if you have the hiv virus can that cause your skin to change in anyway?can your skin take on the appearance of a pale color?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV itself does not cause your skin to change color. Remember -- many people infected with the virus have no idea they are even infected for quite some time -- you can look and feel the same for years.However if you could develop a complication... Read more »

dry skin & hair color change

Hello - I've been HIV+ for eleven months, on HAART for nine months. CD4 is around 500, viral... Read more »

Skin color change

I have developed very deep red to almost purple skin color from my neck down to my upper chest and... Read more »
Articles
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HIV Prevention, Young Gay Men of Color and the Fourth Wave of HIV Activism

Jeremiah Johnson HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is a virus without an agenda -- anyone can contract it, and we are all on what medical professionals call the "continuum of risk." Unless you're talking about abstinence or masturbation, almost... Read more »
Housing Works

The Forgotten Population: Heterosexual Men of Color and HIV

Image from positivepitch.blogspot.com. In the hundreds of panels listed in last week's International AIDS Conference's dauntingly thick guidebook, only one specifically addressed or mentioned heterosexual men of color and HIV and few... Read more »
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The Rising HIV Rates Among Young Women and Girls of Color: What's Going On? Part Two

Even though African-American women and Latinas ages 13-24 account for only 32 percent of the U.S. female youth population, they account for roughly 83 percent of new HIV infections among young females in the U.S. In addition, black women account for... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Fighting HIV in Communities of Color

African-Americans By Daryl J. Cochrane, MPA and Lyndel Urbano Asians By Vincent Du Latinos By Oscar Raúl López Native Peoples By Elton Naswood and Harlan Pruden Introduction Effective HIV prevention requires a variety of tools and... Read more »
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Early Skin Changes

Posted by Anonymous
i was wondering, if there are any early skin changes once your infected with HIV, (pimples, dark spots)...and i was also wondering if there's any mild weight loss in early HIV stage....(3-12months)...
i'm freaking out and need some solid... Read more »

symptoms and skin changes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
5 weeks ago I had a potential exposure to HIV after having unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status. A few days later I had a sore throat, swollen glands and low grade fever. My sore throat and fever have subsided and today one gland in my neck... Read more »

Women of Color & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Women of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family acceptance...really... Read more »

People of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Jgrimes
I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of People of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family acceptance...really... Read more »