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How Is Kaposi Sarcoma Transmitted

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Table of Contents What Is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Anal Cancer Liver Cancer Lung Cancer Conclusion What Is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells thatcan get in the way of normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) fromwhere it starts growing to other organs and parts of the body. Cancer candestroy healthy cells and cause illness and death....
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Sarcoma de kaposi

Hola.he ledo que el sarcoma de kaposi,es una infeccin provocada por el virus del herpes simple,uno puede contraer esta enfermedad besando a una persona infectada o tomando de su mismo vaso de agua por decirlo de una forma?....
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
El Sarcoma de Kaposi NO es causado por el Herpes simplex. El agente causal es el Herpes Humano tipo 8 y no se transmite de la misma manera que el Herpes simplex.... Read more »

kaposi sarcoma

Dear Doctor, I read an article about transmitting the virus that causes KS by deep kissing among hiv + individuals. My partner is hiv positive and has kaposi sarcoma. I'm hiv positive also. Can I get the virus that causes KS by kissing him in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The risk for transmission of KS-associated virus by oral kissing is very small--if any reader is aware of a documented concern (documented cases) about KS-virus transmission by oral kissing please post. KH... Read more »

Can I get Kaposi's sarcoma from a woman?

I am a straight male. I would like to know if it is likely to get Kaposi's sarcoma from a woman?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Kaposi's sarcoma is caused by the Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (also known as human herpes virus-8, HHV8). It is mostly found in the oral cavity (saliva). HHV8 is a pretty common virus, particulary among gay men (either HIV+ or HIV-).... Read more »

Sarcoma de Kaposi

Dr Pablo Tebas,en su opinion es possible tratar al SK comCombivir e Viracept e omitir la chemoterapia ?...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
El sarcoma de Kaposi es la neoplasia o tumor más frecuente en pacientes con SIDA. Aunque en ocasiones afecta a pacientes VIH+ que son usuarios de drogas o hemofílicos, e incluso a personas que han adquirido la... Read more »
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Kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone out there who has KS or has knowledge about it?
I need to communicate with you if you are that person. Please respond-I would be so very grateful. Thanks.

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kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone here have KS? 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 »

Any women out there with Kaposi's Sarcoma?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I really need to talk with someone about KS. Heard that it is rare in women. Are there any ladies out there with Kaposi's sarcoma who could answer some questions/offer some support? I'll respond as soon as I see a reply to this post. Thanks!

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