Kaposi's Sarcoma Skin Cancer
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Harvard Medical SchoolDear Leo: Are you on potent anti-retroviral therapy? The more you can get your CD4 count up and your viral load down, the easier it will be to control your KS. You may be a candidate for chemotherapy. There are several options, all of which have an... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolThe skin lesions appear most often on the lower extremities, face (especially the nose), mouth, and genitalia, but they can also appear in many other places. The lesions are often oblong, but can appear in many other shapes. The lesions can appear... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIt depends on the stage of HIV infection, whether someone is on HIV meds or not, and the extent of the KS lesions. Thus, hard to offer a prediction.... Read more »
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Posted by anxious66, 2 Repliesi have read that kaposi sarcoma can present itself at any stage of HIV infection, this is IF i was infected which everyone i'v spoken to is convinced i havent.
risk was unprotected oral msm me giving for about a minute, no ejaculation, possibly... Read more »
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 ReplyIf a Kaposi's sarcoma is diagnosed, is it an important thing to
treat? I guess the question is, will other things kill a person
first?....Is this a sign that the end is in sight? What relevence
is a Kaposi's... Read more »
Posted by jstanavgguy, 1 ReplyI recently foun d a dark spot on the inside of my thigh. I actually scraped it off, as it was on the top of my skin, almost like a mole or birthmark.
Underneath of this spot, there was no more discoloration, and there was hardly any bleeding.
Are KS... Read more »
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