Ways To Prevent Kaposi Sarcoma
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,As you have probably read in this forum many times, "protected" sex is indeed protected if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail.The "spots" you describe do not sound at all like Kaposi's Sarcoma. If a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello English Lad,Can you contract KS by kissing? No, not if your immune system is healthy.The KS story is a bit complicated. I'll reprint some additional information below. Basically, in order to acquire KS, a cofactor is required. That... 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 »
Harvard Medical SchoolKaposi's sarcoma is an AIDS-defining illness. So by definition, if a person is HIV positive and has KS, then that person has full-blown AIDS, no matter what the person's CD4 count is. It turns out that folks who get diagnosed with AIDS... Read more »
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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 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 »
Posted by InvisibleNoMore, 2 RepliesHello All,
Today I found out that the lesions that were covering my body for the past couple months are Kaposi Sarcoma. I was diagnosed HIV+ almost a year ago. Since diagnosis I have been on Complera and my viral load has been undetectable and my CD4... 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 »
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