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  Hello all, I'm a little concerned here. I have recently been dating  a girl for a long time now, and we're broken up as of last week. I used to trust her to no end, but because of recent events (thus our break up), I have lost trust in her, although we are working on getting back together. She had a boyfriend who told her (a year into their relationship, the reason why she broke up with him among other things) that he had 37 partners before her, but he had been tested before he met her, and apparently as of a few months ago he was tested again and was clear. I am very worried though, because she shows no signs of an STD, and I fear the worst if she had something. I am afraid that her first boyfriend could have had something such as HIV, and she refuses to get a blood test because she is deathly afraid of needles. (Poor excuse, I know, but I need to get tested ASAP).

  Anyway, I have shown no signs that HIV could demonstrate (and she has not either for the matter), such as a flu-like symptoms, frequent stomach/intestine problems, or a horrible rash over the past six months since we started having sex. But I have developed these two red spots on my leg (first noticed about three weeks ago), that in my paranoid state relates them to an HIV rash. I am seeing a dermatologist ASAP, along with a doctor as I said, but I'm chewing my nails here. Could someone identify these spots to possibly ease my mind on this? I ahve provided a photo of the area to aid in identification. Thank you.
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A nummular dermatitis,nothing to do with HIV.But then jut get tested not for this, but for the sake of it
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Thank you very much. I will get tested and also go to a formal dermatologist for this.
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Without examination,confirmation of a diagnosis is tough but it can be discoid eczema ,pityriasis rosea, or ringworm(if itchy).

Pityriasis rosea is a common human skin disease which presents as numerous patches of pink or red oval rash. The rash may be accompanied by low-grade headache, fever, nausea and fatigue and sometimes by itching.

No treatment is usually required. In most patients, the condition lasts only a matter of weeks or months(upto six months)

If the rash persists then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.Other possibilities have to be ruled out then.
I hope that helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional queries.Kind regards.
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