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KS lesion-scaly or shiny?

Would a KS lesion look scaly? Would it have a dry or rougher texture than surrounding skin? Would it have white spots on it that flake off when scraped? Would it look shiny?

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Treatment for Angular Chelitis

Hello Dr. Feinberg, Last week I notice that the corners of my mouth were looking weird; they were cracking. The next day I got a cold sore on my lip and I began to think that it had something to do with what was happening to the corners of my mouth. ...

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Yeast Infection?

My brother has had a problem with a white patch on the side of his tongue. He has been to two doctors and they thinks it is a yeast infection or thrush. Both times he has been treated with antibotics but the spot is still there.Could they be treating...

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INCUBATION PERIOD OF SYPHILIS

i WAS EXPOSED 6 WEEKS AGO AND contracted gonorhea and took antibiotics until the pus cell in my urine was 0-2hpf. now i went to a laboratory and ask to test me for syphilis. they conduct a test called vdrl-quantitative. the doctor told me that syphil...

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histoplasmosis

Good morning, I was diagnosed with histoplasmosis. One year ago with cd-4 of 48, I was hospitalized with high fevers of unknown origin. I was treated with antibiotics and released. I was tested and treated at that time for histo, but urine and blood ...

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thrush not treated

what problems can occur if thrush is not treated? I'm constantly challenged with thrush, even after I get treated with Difucan and Clotrimazole. Does it affect other systems in the body?

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HIV+ & dies 1 year later

Dear Doc, My girlfriend tested HIV- in Oct 2000. In Dec 2001 she got sick; cough and vomit whitish bubbles. This coughing would last for about 10 minutes and then she would be fine. She then complained about fast heart beat, breathlessnes and someti...

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Peri Anal Abscess

Hi, Firstly what a great and informative site. My question is: For years (approx.7) I have regularly had a pain and swelling on the left buttock (inner). It has always corrected it self. But recently, the swelling got worse and large and i went to th...

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Plastic surgery for HIV

I am HIV postive and living in tokyo and had started to have facial wasting on my cheek and thinking under go colleagen injection , what do u think and anu recommandation??

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CMV to my 2 month old daughter.

I was blessed with twins (a boy and a girl) around 2 months back. Unfortunately, my son developed septicimia and succumbed to the disease after being in the hospital for a month. Recently my daughter showed some signs of blood in her stool. The inves...