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who long does it take for KS lesions to disappear ?

Hi,I have been HIV positive since 2.5 years and been on meds since 5 months. I must have 15 to 20 KS lesions mostly on the arms and the groin area. They seem to be stabilising and do not continue to grow. However, I have seen no improvement with any...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Kaposi's sarcoma is actually what you are doing: going on medications. As your immune systme imporves (over 6-12 months), the lesions should fade away. the fact that they seem to be stabilinzing is an excellent sign at this point, and you may... 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 »

ks lesion? worried about a lesion

I am worried that a blue spot (half the diameter of an eraserhead) on my shoulder is KS. I have... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cidofovir Reported Useful for Mollusca Lesions in Kids

...MCV ( molluscum contagiosum virus) can cause disfiguring lesions on the face, neck and genitals of people with HIV/AIDS. There is no therapy specifically licensed for the treatment of MCV lesions, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Type Specific Persistence of High Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) as Indicator of High Grade Cervical Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in Young Women: Population Based Prospective Follow Up Study

...and established. However, the currently available studies included only a few women with high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions. The authors of the current report carried out a prospective follow-up study to investigate the role of HPV in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck Cervical Cancer Vaccine Prevents Lesions

...announced today that its experimental Gardasil vaccine completely prevented early-stage cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions caused by the two most common forms of human papillomavirus (HPV). Gardasil targets HPV types 16 and 18,... Read more »
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lesiones cutaneas

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

Hiding KS lesions

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

Covering KS lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...this here 'cause this is the most active part of the boards. Does anyone know of a good product to cover up a Kaposi's sarcoma lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Can you help? Read more »