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How Do I Treat Ks

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treating ks with chemo

i have been hiv + for almost 6 yrs on combivire and sustiva for almost 1yr .i have been told i have small ks tumours in my stomach which are causing me pain and dramatic weight loss dr has given radio therapy on skin lesions and is now going to give...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...be given to persons on AZT (part of combivir). If the white blood cell count or reb blood cell count falls that can often be treated with G-CSF or EPO. The AZT can be switched to another drug for a while (D4T, abacavir, tenofovir, etc.). KH Read more »

Do I have genetic (classic) KS or HIV KS? Are they treated differently?

I am 68 and Jewish (Ashkenazi)In August 2001, I was diagnosed with KS that was on my ankle, the... Read more »

Does KS need to be treated if it's only one spot?

doctor, do I need treatment if I have only one KS on my chest? I suspect it is KS because this 3mm... Read more »
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International AIDS Society

New Global Report Launched by the International AIDS Society Recommends a New Paradigm for Treating Injecting Drug Users: "Seek, Test, Treat and Retain"

...launched today at the XVIII International AIDS conference (AIDS 2010) in Vienna makes the case for a new model for scaling up treatment and prevention of HIV amongst Injecting Drug Users (IDUs). The report, "Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Project Inform

Two Medical Groups Release New System for Treating Diabetes

...co-condition. Two medical groups released a new system in the second half of 2009 to assist doctors to more accurately diagnose and treat diabetes. The system, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Algorithm for Glycemic Control , is based on the most... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Future Studies Needed to Determine If "Test and Treat" Approach Could "End HIV Pandemic Within 50 Years," Researchers Say

...explore results from a WHO mathematical model study that found universal, voluntary, annual HIV testing followed up with immediate treatment for those testing positive -- the "test and treat model" -- could "reduce HIV incidence" and "end the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Mozambicans Infected With HIV to Be Treated With Antiretroviral Drugs

...World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Mozambican Health Minister Francisco Songane said his ministry would make efforts to treat more people with antiretrovirals, raising the current figure from 2,120 people receiving treatment to about... Read more »
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Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...(PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome. Millions of dollars a year are spent to educate us to be... Read more »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
... Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people. 1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady. During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. Read more »

SEEKING FERTILITY DOCS WHO TREAT POSITIVE COUPLES!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...With Disability Act doctors cannot turn us away based on our status but I really want to go to a doc who is experianced with treating positive individuals. If anyone has any info please respond. We live on the East Coast but we are willing to... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
...to hard to understand. I said to myself,, why does my Doctor want my body important immune system to get sicker before he treats me.. It doesnt make any sense to me.. Of course the following weeks were very stressful for me, as I was trying to... Read more »