Kaposi's Sarcoma And The Lungs
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineAIDS patients do not usually die of KS these days, and there are many causes of pneumonia which is a common cause of death in HIV-s as well. All OIs tend to develop when your immune system has been severely damaged, which is most easily measured by... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineKS is a type of cancer of the cells that line the blood vessels. If it's only on the skin or inside the mouth, it can be more of a cosmetic than a medical problem, unless it causes swelling of the legs. If it occurs, say, in the lungs, then... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolMy heart goes out to you and your daughter. Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) usually responds very nicely to chemotherapy. I would probably recommend that your daughter start on chemotherapy even as she is on antibiotics and other medications. The... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAnyone 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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Posted by Sprite1, 1 ReplyHow 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI 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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