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Should I Take Panretin

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I have KS and am HIV negative, I now use Panretin Gel

Dr. Robert,I am a 61 y/0 gay male and have KS with HHV-8 and I am HIV negative. I have a lesion on my left foot below my abkle and the MD at a Cancer Center gave me Panretin Gel to use. It sticks out and is abou the size of a nickle. It bleeds and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. B.,Unfortunately without examining you and monitoring the response to the Panretin gel, I really can't provide an answer to your question. I encourage you to follow up with your oncologist. There are a number of effective therapies for... Read more »

Panretin Gel use. Stop or Continue?

Hi Dr. Frascino,I have been on antiretroviral meds for three years now, 451/Undetectable. I have... Read more »

Panretin gel

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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

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Pen Pals, anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello! My name is Roscoe, and I have been HIV+ since 1982. I have done very well with the disease up until 2002, when I developed Kaposi's Sarcoma, and it has really affected my body in unexpected ways. I am currently on DOXIL and taxol... Read more »

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