How To Manage Kaposi Sarcoma When You Are Hiv Positive
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North Shore University HospitalI am sorry to hear about your aunt.Acute renal failure has been reported with use of Cosmegen. If she has no underlying kidney disease (from diabetes, hypertension or from HIV), it may be too soon to know how much recovery she may have of her... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,As you have probably read in this forum many times, "protected" sex is indeed protected if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail.The "spots" you describe do not sound at all like Kaposi's Sarcoma. If a... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThe options are many and in part depend on where the lesion is located and whether it causes physical discomfort or embarassment because it is recognizable. The first step is for your client to have a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. The choices... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolKaposi's sarcoma is an AIDS-defining illness. So by definition, if a person is HIV positive and has KS, then that person has full-blown AIDS, no matter what the person's CD4 count is. It turns out that folks who get diagnosed with AIDS... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI have KS and was diagnosed in August 2001, and shortly thereafter was tested for HIV and was positive. My t-cells are in the 600s and I have been undetectable since Sept. 2001. My KS are on my right ankle. About every 9 months I get a new, but... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesthe other da i noticed a lesion on my chest. turns out to e kaposi's sarcoma. However, I have consistenly tested neg for hiv. Can this be with out hiv? Or am I one who is the 1% the tests cant catch?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs it possible for a person to develop KS less than a year after infection?
Here is my story. I had a risky encounter in November 05. Within 2 weeks I had tingling in my hands and feet (still do). I developed ringing in my ears and soreness under... Read more »
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