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Diagnosed With Kaposis Sarcoma

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starting Atripla weight and Kaposi Sarcoma

I just recently got diagnosed with HIV In Feb and have started treatment with Atripla. I have two concerns. The first is the fact that I have always been skinny and thin faced. Will Atripla help me in gaining or maintaining a healthy weight? My face...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...gaining or maintaining a healthy weight? My face is also thin, will it get thinner or fuller using this treatment? I have also had Kaposi Sarcoma for several months. Will it cure that as well?Hello, and thanks for posting. In many cases the... Read more »

kidney failure + kaposi sarcoma

I have an aunt in her mid 60's and she has been positive for some time now. She was diagnosed with... Read more »

Kaposi's sarcoma and HIV Negative

I am a gay man, HIV negative, 34 years old, and have been diagnosed with Kaposi's sarcoma. The... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...Is KS? How Is KS Treated? Can KS Be Prevented? What Else Is Being Studied for KS? The Bottom Line What Is KS? Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a cancer-like disease. It originally was known as a disease affecting elderly men of Eastern... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Overall Incidence of Kaposi's Sarcoma in 2003 Only 10% of 1994 Incidence Due to Antiretroviral Drug Use, Study Says

...The number of HIV/AIDS patients diagnosed with Kaposi's sarcoma -- once a common cancer among people living with AIDS -- has dropped dramatically because of the use of antiretroviral drugs, Read more »
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HHV-8 and Kaposi's Sarcoma

... Effect of HAART on Survival with Kaposi's Sarcoma and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Poster 589) Authored by H. Tam, Z. Zhang, L. P. Jacobson, J. B. Margolick, L. Kingsley, J. Chmiel, Read more »
Treatment Action Group

The KS Project Report: Research Paper Details Advances, Obstacles In The Treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma

...APLA's Marty Majchrowicz debuted their joint collaboration, "The KS Project Report: Current Issues in Research and Treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma," at the X International Conference in Yokohama before the otherwise listless press corps. Following... Read more »
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kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If a Kaposi's sarcoma is diagnosed, is it an important thing to treat? I guess the question is, will other things kill a person Read more »

kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the other da i noticed a lesion on my chest. turns out to e kaposi's sarcoma. However, I have consistenly tested neg for hiv. Can this be with out hiv? Or am I one who is the 1% the tests cant catch? Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...HIV & AIDS Related Cancers Answers toCancer Questions by Category > KS (Kaposis Sarcoma)Category > Question: Kaposi's sarcoma and HIV Negative Posted: Apr 11, 2001 I am a gay man, HIV negative, 34 years old, and have been... Read more »

Kaposi's Sarcoma - after four weeks?

Posted by Sprite1, 1 Reply
...How quickly does Kaposi's Sarcoma manifest? In addition to what I believe are new moles, I also have a couple of flat red spots on my shoulder now. Read more »