Kaposi's Sarcoma Medication Side Effects
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAttachments arent available- complicated history with frustrating skin problems that could have been exacerbated by some of the prior medications, immune reconstitution and other concurrent factors. Skin coloration from Aluvia (Kaletra in US) +... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thank you for your post.You've not mentioned what your initial or current CD4 count is, but typically people with KS have lower CD4s. If this is the case and your KS is limited to the skin, then we will frequently defer on cancer... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello and sorry to hear about the very bad experience that you have been going through. KS (Kaposi's Sarcoma) is a type of cancer which is linked to infection with human herpes virus 8. In the pre-HAART era this was a fairly common condition,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,There is no reason to avoid exercise because you have Kaposi sarcoma.Why have you chosen "not to pursue treatment for KS," if the lesions have been present for four years and are causing you at least psychological discomfort? Have... Read more »
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Posted by dallas73guy, 3 RepliesJust found out I am infected -- waiting to see my doctor, need to get labs done and the rest -- the longest I could have been infected is two years, tested neg 07/03 -- have noticed a spot on my right bicep that fits what Kaposi's sarcoma could be... Read more »
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 paulie_tx, 3 RepliesI just started meds last month. I've got about 5 ks lesions (mostly on my face) and I'm freaking out.
Anyone have experience with this KS aids-related cancer??? Read more »
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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