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Is KS a symptom of HIV or AIDS?

Hello,Can a person with HIV develop KS, or does KS develop only in AIDS patients? Or do we not know enough about it yet to answer this question?(As per my promise, I did not submit my other question again) ...thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Kaposi sarcoma is an AIDS-defining opportunistic process when it occurs in those who are HIV positive. In other words, when an HIV-positive person develops a Kaposi lesion, he then qualifies for and AIDS diagnosis. Hope that helps clarify the... Read more »

Early-stage symptoms of KS?

Over the course of the last month, I've had about ten occurrences of 'red spots' appear on my lower... Read more »

Totally confused; Are burst vessels a symptom of KS?

I understand that this is very time consuming for you and i thank you very much. Are burst blood... Read more »
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Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere with normal body functions.... Read more »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

What 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 »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am about to post a question regarding KS and acute HIV rash. Does KS generally manifest itself early, perhaps within the acute infection period. Does it resemble red dots with white centres sometimes? Also, if a woman with KS were to perform oral... Read more »

What are the symptoms of Kaposi's Sarcoma?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible for a person to develop KS less than a year after infection? Here is my story. I had a risky encounter in November 05. Within 2 weeks I had tingling in my hands and feet (still do). I developed ringing in my ears and soreness... Read more »

KS Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can Karposi's Sarcoma show up a few months after initial HIV infection? Does it take time to develop or can this show up right after infection? Read more »

Symptom Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
On the lists of common symptoms I've been reading, red or purple marks on or under skin is noted. This is kind of vague-what exactly does this mean-is it referring to something specific or can anyone out there be a bit more specific? Thank you. Read more »