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Kaposi's Sarcoma Lesions

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Will my Kaposi Sarcoma lesions go away after treatment?

Hello:I was diagnosed with KS approx 2 years ago. After that I underwent weekly chemotherapy for 1.5 years and then electron radiation daily for 10 sessions. Although, the CT Scan now shows the KS has receeded, the dark black marks are still all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The best treatment for Kaposi's sarcoma is effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels and allows for significant Read more »

How long does it take a Kaposi's sarcoma lesion to mature?

How long does it typically take for a flat red kaposi's sarcoma lesion to develop into a purple... Read more »

Kaposi's Sarcoma: One lesion only

Dear Dr. Dezube, I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1995 after the biopsy of a single lesion from my... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...Is KS? How Is KS Treated? Can KS Be Prevented? What Else Is Being Studied for KS? The Bottom Line What Is KS? Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a cancer-like disease. It originally was known as a disease affecting elderly men of Eastern... 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 »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 28, 2010

...enormous. I'm facing six weeks of radiation and I have no energy. What can I do? Would a blood transfusion help?   Will My Kaposi's Sarcoma Lesions Eventually Fade on Their Own? I was diagnosed with HIV in June 2009 with a CD4 count of... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 8, 2010

...hypertension? More Questions About Coinfections & Complications: What Should I Do if My Mild Rash on Atripla Worsens? New Kaposi's Sarcoma Lesions on a New HIV Med Regimen: Is This Normal? Can Vitamin Therapy Help Treat Spinal... Read more »
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Covering KS lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm posting this here 'cause this is the most active part of the boards. Does anyone know of a good product to cover up a Kaposi's sarcoma lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Can you help? 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
...I need to know what a flat KS lesion looks like. Would it become darker in color after being exposed to hot water and then look less dark later? Can you see the 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 »