Symptoms of AIDS are caused by the deterioration of the immune system and the decline of CD4+ T cells, which are the immune system’s key infection fighters. As soon as HIV enters the body, it begins to destroy these cells. Some common symptoms include: Red, brown, pink or purplish blotches on or under the skin or inside the mouth, nose or eyelids
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Chronic herpes simplex virus (HSV) lesions and severe mucocutaneous HSV disease are common in the advanced stages of AIDS. Kaposi’s Sarcoma – This is the most common AIDS-related cancer. It causes reddish-purple lesions that usually appear on the skin.