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Kaposi's Sarcoma Complications And Hiv

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Kaposi's Sarcoma & HIV

I was recently diagnosed two weeks ago with CD count 220 and load of 200,000. One of the drugs caused a jaundice reaction, therefore, I am trying another one. My question, does KS complicate treatment? What do you recommend for KS? Is KS an...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...limited to the skin, for most patients, the best treatment is HAART. The best regimen for you is based on decisions about the HIV and less about KS.KS is certainly not a death sentence- with appropriately selected triple drug therapy that is... Read more »

kaposi's sarcoma

Dr. Frascino I am very worried about our son who is in ICU due to Kaposi's Sarcoma in the... Read more »

Kaposi sarcoma at < 500 CD4 count?

Dr. Henry, I am currently on HAART and my last CD4 count was 450 22%. I was reading about occular... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

The KS Project Report: Research Paper Details Advances, Obstacles In The Treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma

...APLA's Marty Majchrowicz debuted their joint collaboration, "The KS Project Report: Current Issues in Research and Treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma," at the X International Conference in Yokohama before the otherwise listless press corps. Following... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Anti-Cancer Agents: A. Kaposi's Sarcoma -- Past and Future

...viruses could be the cause of KS. In the mid-1990s, one team zeroed in on a virus called HHV-8 (human herpes virus-8), or KSHV (Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus), and suggested that it was the cause of KS tumours. But more recent research suggests... Read more »
The Body PRO

CROI 2010 Wrap-Up: Complications of HIV and Its Treatment

...And the general theme is that not only are traditionally HIV-associated cancers increasing in HIV patients -- it's not only Kaposi's sarcoma or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- there are other cancers that we traditionally don't think of as HIV-related... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complications in HIV Treatment

...vaccine against progression to these anal cancers for men with prior HPV infection. Routine screening for skin cancers other than Kaposi's sarcoma are called for by the findings of yet another study, which showed a higher incidence of basal cell... Read more »
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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 »

kaposi's sarcoma

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

kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If a Kaposi's sarcoma is diagnosed, is it an important thing to treat? I guess the question is, will other things kill a person Read more »

kaposi's sarcoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the 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? Read more »