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KS possibility
Oct 7, 2001

I have been HIV positive for 14 years. At the time I became positive KS was a major opportunistic infection. My question: How great are my chances of getting/ not getting KS?

Response from Dr. Feinberg

KS is indeed much less common now than it was, say, 10 years ago. However, there is no certain way to predict whether a specific individual will go on to develop KS or not. Given its dramatic decrease, I'd say that you (and everyone else who is HIV+) are much less likely to get KS now. It isn't entirely clear why this has changed.


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