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what does hiv bumps look like

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Variable: Hiv is a viral infection. Some people get a rash from the virus itself, some get rashes from the medications used to treat it, and some get rashes fr ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Have no idea what HIV bumps are. Most problems relating to HIV disease occur when your immune system is so damaged that it is susceptible to many thi ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Verma
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bumps on peinis: Small miliary bumps on peis is normal Only if it increases in size or number & has symptoms lke itching or burning you need to seek medical attent ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
This could be a : sexually transmitted disease, as HIV is not the only STD. You need to see a healthcare professional for complete assessment and exam to determine wha ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Kaposi's sarcoma: Common moles / nevi aren't a feature of advanced HIV infection, but kaposi's sarcoma, a quasimalignant proliferation of blood vessels due to the herpe ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not specific: Rash due to HIV varies with the stage of disease and related complications. Rash may be due to fungal infection of the skin due to immunodeficiency, K ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Redness&Blurring: Primary herpes occurs in children & usually affects the eyelids. Adult herpes simplex type i usually affect the cornea in causing an ulcer that can re ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Varies: It can look like red blotches called kaposis sarcoma, it can be non specific rash early in the disease, amd have raised areas which can be inflammator ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
A flat lesion: Try google image search to see multiple examples
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Small blisters clustered on a red patch.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Tiny skin elevations like goose flesh followed by formation of blisters, then breaking down to produce shallow painful and tender ulcers.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Blisters: More like small bumps pr blisters with clear fluid, on top of red skin. There's usually no pus.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Small Blister: Herpes usually looks like a small blister. Classically, the blister or blisters appears to be on top of red skin. These blisters can be found on the g ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: This is what are often called "cold sores". They begin with small blisters, break open and form shallow ulcers which are tender and painful.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV : Usually maculopapular like measles, but can be hives, or almost any other form. If you think you may have HIV disease please go and be tested asap.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Not one answer: There is no definitive rash that marks early HIV infection. Most patients do not develop any rash while others may get spots, pimples, psoriasis-like ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Very much like they look on adults.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Blisters/ulcers: A herpetic rash usually begins with a 'premonition' or a burning sensation. One or more small blisters and redness follow (this is the rash). The bl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Itchy bumps : Itchy bumps on finger webs, underarms, waistline, genital area. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for pictures of chancres: https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEVj3FBNVVeXUATiUnnIlQ?p=chancre+picture&fr=yhs-mozill ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Various shapes: It can take many forms ranging from small blisters to superficial ulcers to linear cuts.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
19 years experience Dermatology
Thanks for asking!: Gential herpes typically hurts like crazy and is usually preceeded with a terrible tingling sensation. Zits do not really hurt or tingle. Both are a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Like insect bites: The bites appear like small insect bites, if you scratch the area, then the region would be red, hot and tender to the touch, if infected.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes: A few weeks after being exposed to herpes a person may develop fever, muscle aches ; pains, headache ; swelling of groin lymph nodes. The lesions may ... Read More

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