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Brown Patch on skin discoloration

Hi Doc,
      I have the brown patch on my shoulder and one on my lower back its not raised or anything. Im a straight male I had unprotected sex in december got tested in january it came back negative. Could this be a rash associated with HIV? if not what is it? it doesant hurt or itch just brown (or discolored ono fluid filled patches. thanks for your help DOC.
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Whatever this is, it certainly doesn't sound as though it has anything to do with HIV.  It could be eczema, a superficial fungus, or some other common and unimportant condition.  To get it diagnosed and treated, however, somebody is going to have to see it in person.

Take care.

Dr. Rockoff
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