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How Quickly Does KS Progress

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ks and progression

Doc, at 60 years of age I have been positive for 3 years. Developed ks 6 months ago with one quarter size lesion on lower right leg. I have a high t cell count in the 900's and know ks is a little unusual here. I have also had a mild case of ohl...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...disease behaves differently in different people. There are many individuals that will have localized disease that will not progress over many years. Others will have more severe manifestations of KS.With regards to your situation, although... Read more »

Can AIDS progress back to HIV+ status?

Past 2 years had 2 cases of PCP Pnemonia and TB. Recovered well. I read the CDC classifies someone... Read more »

Kaposi's sarcoma progressing despite HAART

I got a kaposi's sarcoma on one on my toe almst a year ago and it was treated with radiotherapy and... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Wide-Ranging Progress on KS Therapies

...HIV-infected people. The pathogenesis of KS has yet to be fully elucidated, and a cure for the disease remains elusive, but recent progress on the biological and medical fronts has allowed hope to replace widespread frustration. Is It Just... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? Where Can I Get More Information? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy"... Read more »
The Body

Administration Officials Highlight Progress on HIV/AIDS Issues

... Administration Officials Highlight Progress on HIV/AIDS Issues In this White House video, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, health and other U.S. officials Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Lauds Progress in Kenya's Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...percent of the population in 1999 to just above 6 percent today, Stephen Lewis said Saturday in Nairobi. "There is evidence progress is being made in Kenya against the virus. It is clearly documented by the reduction in prevalence," said Lewis,... Read more »
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PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31, 1 Reply
...Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others Read more »

Very slow progress...

Posted by jmiami, 2 Replies
On 10/31/2006, I was diagnosed with AIDS while in the hospital with a bout of PCP. MY CD4 count was 21(!!!) and viral load of 650,000. Anyways I was placed on Atripla, Bactrim and Azithromycin on 11/2006. In 2/28/2007 my CD4 count was only 61 and... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
...Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
...Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others Read more »