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How Do You Prevent Ks

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What are some preventions of KS??

I'm a student researching about Kaposi Sarcoma. I got some information how to treat KS but no information of how to prevent so far. I think some information of how to prevent KS will be helpful. Can anyone help?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The answer to your question depends on whether you are asking how to prevent the disease KS (i.e. the purplish lesions) or to prevent infection by the KS virus. If you are HIV+, then the best way to prevent the disease KS, is to be on good anti-HIV... Read more »

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What Are Opportunistic Infections?

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KS suspect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have reason to believe I may have come into contact with KS, I understand these lesions can show up briefly and dissapear just as quickly. I`m really worried. It looks nothing like typical herpes rashes or syhpillis. In fact it looks more like... Read more »

KS quotation, Dr Dezube

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
KS is caused by a type of herpesvirus called HHV-8 or KSHV. It likes to reside in the oral cavity. A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that the KS virus can be spread by deep kissing. HOWEVER, many viruses can be spread by... Read more »

Huge problems

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Folks, can you help me please. This last month or so has been pretty awful. To start with I tested positive then after a month I got my numbers back CD480 VL750,000 not good, plus I have KS on my two arms but also on my lungs. In addition I have... Read more »

KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
Is there anyone out there with knowledge about KS or who has KS? I really need to communicate with someone who has first-hand information. Read more »