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Yellow Pimples Scalp And Hiv

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Hiv transmission through scalp acne/folliculitis

Hi Shannon, I am a 30 over years old guy and only recently I realized that I have acne or folliculitis on my scalp. I normally goes to a hair salon where they wash and massage your hair before cutting them. When they wash, at times they will scratch...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission does not occur in this manner. There has to be a prolong and direct exchange of body fluid. This through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Also keep in mind that HIV begins to die once it leaves the body is unable to infect. HIV... Read more »

very small blisters(size of a pimple) on foot and skin around eye redness

Dr. Henry,I have a two part question. I have been undectable for four years now and my cd4 is 355,... Read more »

I found my "pimple" worry in the forum (PIMPLE)

The staff at the body does such a great job, that it is almost a job in itself to search through... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Ziagen (Abacavir)

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Screening HIV-Positive Patients for TB in Resource-Poor Settings

The "[a]bsence of all of current cough, fever, night sweats, and weight loss can identify a subset of people living with HIV who have a very low probability of having TB disease," write the authors of a PLoS Medicine study that used individual... Read more »
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HIV Vaccine Awareness Day May 18, 2009

On this 12th annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, we reaffirm our commitment to the research needed to develop a safe and effective HIV vaccine. People continue to become infected with HIV at an alarming rate. An estimated 2.7 million new HIV... Read more »
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Unusual and Rare HIV Complication Described in San Francisco

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Rash in the scalp

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Has anyoone ever had rash in the scalp or heard of it as a symptom of HIV infection?

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Is it possible to get HIV from a popped pimple?

Posted by AZT
I'm asking in the area where it's my pimple that been popped, and it's a bleeder. Would it be possible for someone else's blood get into my pimple and give hiv, or would the blood from my pimple just push the other guy's blood out.

Kind of a weird... Read more »

hiv through pimple while wiping self with towel?

Posted by dave313131, 1 Reply
Hi, I masturbated with another man and we ejaculated on our own stomachs. However, he cleaned himself with a towel and I used the same towel to clean myself as well. After, I had forgotten that I had a pimple on my stomach that I had popped three... Read more »

Pimples and Advanced HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello there. Although I have been on The Body mailing list for quite sometime, I must say I have never been to this post site before. I find this to be very informative and I am glad to find a site where people can connect. My question is a... Read more »