|what are the chances of AIDS and KS
Jul 1, 2005
is it possiple to have long life when you have HIV and skin kaposi`s Sercoma at the same time? a friend of mine have ks and hiv,and he diagnosed one month ago. He is taking a Truvada and Sustiva he is doing good so far.DR can you please tel me how his future look like?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Patients receiving good HIV care and responding well have an increasingly good moderate to long term prognosis. There is a wide range of possible outcomes but many patients I care for with AIDS and KS are doing extra-ordinarily well at present with no end in sight. In fact, many HIV patients on treatment are doing so well that we are focusing on other health issues (cancer, heart disease, diabetes screening and prevention) to optimize the chances for continued good health well into the future. We are only about 9-10 years into the era of effective therapy, the long term future is still uncertain but there is reason to be optimistic. KH
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