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How Do You Know If You Have Ks

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Recent KS Diagnosis despite a high CD4 count; how do I know if I have internal KS

Dear Dr. D,Thank you for all your answers! I was recently diagnosed with KS, which resulted from a tiny mole I developed on my left upper leg. I had since had this lession removed and the Pathology report came out negative around the margins for...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It sounds like your KS is very limited. If you maintain a high CD4 count and a lowish viral load, your KS will hopefully stay limited. There's obviously no guarantee. KS patients, including many of my own patients, often wonder if they have any... Read more »

KS In the Lungs

I was diagnosed HIV Positive in the end of February 2006 while hospitalized with PCP and A.R.D.S. ... Read more »

less of a life expectancy

If someone has karposi sarcoma but a high t cell count is their life expectancy any less than the... Read more »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

What 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 »
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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

What Is DNCB? What Are the Benefits of DNCB? Why Did People With HIV Use DNCB? How Was DNCB Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does DNCB Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line What Is... Read more »
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DHEA

What Is DHEA? What Are the Benefits of DHEA? Why Do People With HIV Use DHEA? How Is DHEA Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does DHEA Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line What Is... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

What Does "AIDS" Mean? How Do You Get AIDS? What Happens if I'm HIV Positive? How Do I Know if I Have AIDS? Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency... Read more »
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KS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what ks looks like ,Ive got to small raised red spots on my arm about the diameter of a pea with kind of a rough serface to them any ideas what this is. Read more »

Has KS been forgetten?

Posted by curi0us, 2 Replies
Hi all, first post here. I have been diagnosed positive for over 2 years my numbers were strong and my doctor saw no need to start therapy right away. Last september I contracted foliculitis/MRSA (probably from the gym) and was given bactrim to... Read more »

Viruses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If Hepatitis is a Virus and can be cured why not HIV ? Read more »

KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if KS lesions appear and disappear spontaneously? I noticed a red-purple mark(looks like little blood blisters) on my leg less than one/half inch. I noticed it about 4 1/2 years ago. It disappeared so I did't think anything of it... Read more »