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red spots/blotches on my skin that dont itch

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I got a red spots/blotches on my skin particularly on my arms to shoulders, to my upper chest and back, to my abdomen and in all over my body and sometimes my scalp gets inflame.

i dont have any idea on how they appear and why they appear. does anyone of you experience this?

i was once attended a seminar regarding on HIV awareness accordingly one of the signs is red marks on skin. pls pls help me..
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replied November 1st, 2012
Welcome to e health forum.

Red rashes on the body can occur due to multitude of causes including allergic reactions, insect bites, systemic vascular disorders, infections (viral, bacterial or fungal).

For proper diagnosis, consultation with your doctor or a dermatologist might be helpful.

Symptoms of HIV are very confusing. and HIV cannot be diagnosed by the presence of red spots only.

If you think, you may be exposed to HIV, consulting your doctor or a counselor and getting tested for HIV might be helpful.


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