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Ks Lesions That Do Not Progress

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HIV i-Base

No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

Results from a French study of 94 HIV positive gay men who were followed prospectively, prior to starting ART, reported a lack of regression of AIN precursor lesions associated with anal cancer and no beneficial association with increased CD4 counts... Read more »
HIV i-Base

No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

Important results from a French study of 94 HIV positive gay men who were followed prospectively, prior to starting ART, reported a lack of regression of AIN precursor lesions associated with anal cancer and no beneficial association with increased... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

March 2001 HIV/AIDS Chronicles

HIV-Related Oral Lesions Are Less Common With Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Insulin May Help AIDS Patient Gain Weight Health Tips: Dieticians Urge Nutrition Care for People With HIV Natural Protein May Defend From HIV, Study Finds ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

KS lesion appears while receiving CHOP

I had a slight case of KS in 1991. The lesions never all went away but they did not progress and were small and easily hidden. I was diagnosed with large cell diffuse B cell NHL in Feb. of 2001. I am receiving CHOP as the treatment for this. Since...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Exacerbation of KS in the setting of lymphoma-- It turns out that what you are describing is not all that uncommon. Bascially the "P" in the CHOP regimen is prednisone. Prednisone is a potent growth factor for KS. You are between the... Read more »

primary multifocal lesions

can you explain what primary multifocal lesions are, what is the prognosis, treatment, if any?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I think you must mean PML -- progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. This is a brain disease caused by the JC virus. There are no proven specific treatments, although some people improve markedly when their immune system gets stronger, as... Read more »

White matter brain lesions

Are white matter brain lesions associated with HIV or are they the end stage of the AIDS disease? Are they not related to the diseases that follows AIDS? What else can cause them, bacteria infection?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
"White matter brain lesions" refers to a disease called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), which is a complication of end-stage AIDS. It is an opportunistic infection caused by the JC virus. PML can also occur in HIV-s,... Read more »

Anal precancerous lesion and HAART

I stopped HIV meds 1 mo. ago, due to my inability to tolerate the side effects. At the time of "start", my cd4's were-74, and viral-868,000, after 7 mos. my cd4-400, and viral undetectable. Since off,(1-1/2 mos), cd4-400,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
You have a precancerous anal lesion and this should be treated and followed by a doctor with experience in this condition. A good analogy would be a female with an abnormal PAP test of the cervix. Precancerous lesions in both the cervix and anus... Read more »
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brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
in 96 i was diagnosed with pml because of ct scan and mir i lost ability of speech, walking, writing and bacically have blurred vision in 98 i had a spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have... Read more »

Hiding KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Any hints about how to cover up KS lesions? Thanks!

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Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions.

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Kaposi's sarcoma lesions

Posted by paulie_tx, 3 Replies
I 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 »