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Can A Ks Lesion Heal On It Own

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Lesion on Tonsil won't heal

Dear Dr. McGowan,I've been poz about 4 years, currently on meds, VL<48, cd4 602/32%. I feel great but, for over year, I have had a sore spot on my right tonsil that won't heal. At it's worse it looked like a giant canker sore however hardly visible...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital demontrate that. Certain other sexually transmitted diseases such a syphilis (usually not tender) or gonorrhea can cause lesions or sore throats, but unless you are being repeatedly infected these would usually not last a year. If you have... Read more »

PEP - ARS symptoms genital lesions?

Dear Dr Frascino,First of all thank you for the site and the wonderful work that you do here. It is... Read more »

Cause of lesions?

I am have been HIV positive since 1995. I am presently on Kaletra and Combivir. At times my skin... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cidofovir Reported Useful for Mollusca Lesions in Kids

...Most of this redness cleared during the two-day rest period after each treatment cycle. The doctors reported that the lesions healed leaving "superficial" scars. At the site of former lesions, the boys' skin became darker or, in other cases,... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lesion Liberation Unlikely: KS Proves Formidable Foe As Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Stealth Chemotherapy Fall Short of Expectations

...writes. In the past they have tried pentoxyfilline, CD8+ and also Roche's dreaded tat antagonist -- which appeared to make KS lesions worse. At present, UCLA is the only site in the country trying the soluble TNF receptor (Immunex, rhuTNFr:Fc)... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

...days, ever since accidentally catching part of the skin of his penis in his pants zipper. The patient reports previous good health. He is mildly developmentally delayed and has bipolar affective disorder for which he takes Depakote. The patient... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...time. In this case, your body shifts the types of cells that are present. This causes a situation where cells and tissues are healed and destroyed at the same time. While it's not well understood, chronic inflammation is thought to be unhealthy... Read more »
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Don't buy the HEAL lie!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
..."Don't Buy the HIV Lie" By Bruce Mirken Former HEAL members who believed that HIV is harmless learn that they were wrong -- the hard way For a decade plus, HEAL (Health Education Read more »

lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

Hiding KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Any hints about how to cover up KS lesions? Thanks! Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »