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Small Red Dots Is It Hiv
I accidently used a toilet paper that had small red dots that looked like blood. Can hiv, hpv or Hcv spread through this?
No risk, no worries: I find it difficult to believe you found toilet paper that really had blood on it. But if that happened, there would be little or no risk for any of these infections. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Hi I had HIV test after 18 days neg and no STDs. Have red dots on tongue small blister not sore near throat and 7 spots/pimples on chest, hiv? Keep thinking I have other symptoms but don't
Likely something els: Likely is a viral etiology that your body will heal on its own, but I can't say for sure without seeing the rash myself. ...Read more
I had an oil and dry handjob, there was no cuts on my penis but a small inflammation/redness, do I have a risk for "HIV" and do I need testing?
Probably not- but: Do recommend eval These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
I have some very very small red points on my skin less than 1mm diameter, they didn't itch, but my skin is itchy. What is it? Hiv?
My HIV tri test show red round dot in the control' shows negative. But I seen a little red mark (not fully round) in left near hiv-1. What indicates?
Here are some. ..: Watch it or them for 1-2 months; if being there as long a you could have remembered without a change in number, it/they could be benign so no need to concern; if changing in number along with size, have Doc take a look for sure. But, clinically, having red dot (s) on foreskin is usually related with local hygiene, so keep foreskin/glans penis cleaning & drying regularly. More doubt? See Doc timely. ...Read more
I have small, flat red area in my chest skin without itchy and spread its happend in 2days ago, is it HIV sign?
Small spots on upper chest, red in colour. Not itchy. Is this a symptom ov HIV, even tho had a rapid finger prick test at 27 week and result was Neg?
Doubtful but: Skin rash can be caused by many things including viral infections other than HIV. You did not mention whether you have had unprotected sex during the past 40 weeks and thus a negative test at 27 weeks cannot tell you whether you have contracted HIV or not. Nonetheless if it is from another viral infection or a drug reaction, the rash should resolve in ...Read more
Do I have hiv? How long does it take for red dots to appear I have some on my legs sometiimes they disappear. Or is it bedbug bits my room is messy
Hmmm....: Not sure why you are suspecting HIV from red dots on your legs; however, if you are at risk you should be tested. As far as the rash on your legs, it is impossible to diagnose via the internet without ability to see (or feel) the rash - make an appointment for your doctor to examine you so that you can receive treatment if needed. ...Read more
What do the rashes look like if someone has been infected with hiv? Are they small red bumps that look like insect bites that itch?
I have a rash on my feet and ankels for almost a year it has never gone away and is smalll red bumps filed with waterlike substance can it be hiv?
Had protected sex with an escrot. I took the condom off and started to masturbate, notices a small red spot on my penis next morning worried of HIV?
HIV: HIV can be transmitted through blood, sexual fluids, As long as you didn't had the intercourse unprotected your risk of getting HIV from your partner is low, This red spot might be irritation of skin due to masturbation without lubricant. Did you wash your hands after taking the condom off? ...Read more
Have rash on chest and concerned its an STD or HIV. Small red area-would go get tested but understand it takes 3 months before I can be tested.
You can get tested anytime. If the result is positive, it is definitive. If the exposure was less than one year ago, you will need to be retested. At three months after exposure you could get an HIV nucleic acid and if that is negative, it would rule out HIV. See this site for more info.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/hiv/guidelines/index. Html ...Read more
My friend has HIV and a round cut on his palm not bleeding, but red skin exposed. We cook and wash dishes etc. I have small cuts on hand. Do I get hiv?
No patch forms in skin. But, small itchy red bumps form seperately about 1 inch distance in my back, hands and leg. Hiv symptoms?
I had a single small red/white bump on soft palate for a couple days and its gone. In HIV mouth sores, would there only be one or would it be more?
More than one likely: There are more than one type or mouth sores usually related to hiv. Most have more to do with being immunosupressed- like candidiasis (ulcers caused by yeast infections), cold and herpetic ulcers as well as leukoplakia ("hairy tounge"). The onset of a single small lesion that has healed is not an indicator that you have contracted hiv. If you are still fearful, the best remedy is testing. ...Read more
Having red dots under penis glans for over a year now and currently on clotrimazole. HIV and Hsv2 test neg. What can be causing it? May do biopsy..
Biopsy: Chronic red dots could be Fordyce spots, balanoposthitis, rarely erythrolasia, Lichen sclerosis, balanitis xerotica obliterans and also other causes. It is best to have a biopsy and the pathologist will give definite diagnosis then you will get treated. The medicine you are taking is for fungus but is not working. Good luck. ...Read more
I got one small ulcer in tongue after 4 weeks of unprotected sex. And 2 red bumps on my inner thigh. Are these symptom of acute HIV? Pls reply me..
Get examined please: It could be almost anything and the only way to know for sure is to get it tested. Do not delay, and please consider using protection in the future. ...Read more
Hi Doctor, I have itching back with small red pimples and also itching in the eye which last for nearly 3 weeks. Is it hiv? I had unprotected sex before 5 weeks. I go to gym and sweat a lot normally. Is itching on back is because of acnes? Is itching on ey
I'm worried I have hiv. Right now I have 2 small mouth ulcers and small red bumps on my back and chest that don't itch. Also I have a headache. Its been 2 weeks since I had unprotected oral sex. I am a paranoid person so how worried should I be?
Not at all: You should not worry before you have a test to determine if you have HIV or another sexually transmitted disease. Simply make an appointment with your doctor, discuss your sexual activity and ask for testing for STDs as well as for advice regarding safe sex. Do not be shy about doing this, we are all prepared to have these discussions and to address these concerns. You are part of a generation that seems to have a higher rate of anxiety about many things, health especially. It is not clear why this generation has such a high rate of anxiety or, as you call it, paranoia, but rest assured you are not alone. ...Read more
Day after oral sex with another man I've got red bumps back of throat, swollen tonsils with white dots. Strep was negative. Std? Hiv? Getting nervous
Get help: First ask your partner if he has an infection, genital or other that you may have caught. Then go to doctor as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
Unprotected sex with itchy skin all over my body with sore lymph nodes in neck ear pain and small red bumps that come and go. Neg hiv at 108 days. Std?
Since I obtained treatment for hiv, my face has been very dry, scaly and rough with frequent redness/spots, any possible diet orregimen to avoid this?
HIV & rash on face: One of the rashes that is common is the setting of HIV is seborrheic dermatitis, which is a red rash with yellowish scales primarily on hairline, brows, around the nose and in the moustache/beard area. In patients with hiv, seborrheic dermatitis can be more extensive and more challenging to treat. However there are excellent treatments. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Deliveryman brought plastic for mattress he's cut on his hand n blood was on it. Touched blood on it. I got cut n bad allergy on hand redness. Hiv risk?
Stop worrying: The deliveryman bled all over your mattress plastic, and you touched the dried blood where you have a cut and a rash on your hand? This is still an unrealistic fear. Dried blood is a solid and isn't going to percolate into tissues; even your rash and your cut are sealed by your fibrin. With concerns like these, you'd do well to get with your physician and talk about your fears generally. ...Read more
Chckd for HIV nd vdrl. Both r -ve. Bt having pain in rght testis, penis redness, and a slight yellow jelly discharge around the shaft. Plz help
Urology eval: Get ye to a urologist for full evaluation including culture of the discharge and possible ultrasound of the testicles. ...Read more
I have joint pain in my knees, elbows lasts 1 month Pain occurs in regular interval of 5-10 mins and lasts 20-30 sec. No swelling & redness. Is it hiv?
Less likely if only::
Arthralgia occurs in approximately 30% of patients with the acute retroviral syndrome. Other symptoms are Fever (75%), Fatigue (68%), Myalgia (49%), Rash (48%),
Headache (45%), Sore throat (40%), Enlarged cervical lymph nodes (39%), Night sweats (28%) and Diarrhea (27%). If you only have joint pains it's possible but much less likely, that you have acute HIV. Arthralgia is not a symptom of chronic HIV. ...Read more
Vulva redness, I don't have allergy treated candida, no std no hiv. Could this be due to sleeping pills I am using for more than 6 months?
Unlikely: It is highly unlikely that this is from your sleeping pill especially when the area involved is so confined Redness without itching is more indicative of irritation. Have you introduced a new laundry product in washing your panties? If hand washed, make sure that it gets a thorough rinse. If problem persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more
My fries from Wendy's today tasted awful and as I looked down there was red on a few of them. I'm freaking out of getting HIV. What are the risks?
Unlikely: A lot of assumptions by you- (1)The red stuff is from blood (2)The blood is from a HIV infection person. Even if both scenario were true, it is unlikely the HIV would survive on contact with hot FF. Even if you do swallow it, it is unlikely the virus would survive in passage through the stomach. Stop worrying. ...Read more
Is it possible for HIV to transmit through a scratch that is not bleeding but is red, can hiv be transmitted from inanimate objects except the syring
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more