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Molluscum C
Aug 18, 2002

Hi Doc, Thanks for everything you guys and gals do for us. My question is in reference to your response to the person with Molluscum C. I too have it and was just wondering how t-20 could help? I am newly diagnosed w/ aids- cd4=96, vl=140,000. just got back my first blood work done after one month on combivir/sustiva and am pleased-cd4=399, vl=5000 but will this help with my molluscum? Thanks for any insight.

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Molloscum sometimes gets better after the immune system improves. Usually cryotherapy or light therapy is used to treat locally. Retinoic acid has also been used with some success. There is no information about whether T-20 would offer anything in addition to otherwise effective HIV therapy. It can take a while to see improvement in the molluscum as the immune sytem improves. Good luck. KH



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