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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not necessarily. : There are a lot of things that can give you abdominal pain- both physical and psychological abnormality/condition can give you abdominal pain, if you ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably days: Infection is largely latent in B cells, neoplastic KS spindle cells, and some atypical endothelial cells in KS. Lytic infection occurs in
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
It doesn't really: very long on inanimate objects. The virus "dies" outside a living tissue. If it lived for very long virtually everyone would have it. We ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Biopsy: Biopsy of a suspicious lesion is the best test to diagnose kaposi's sarcoma.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Rash: Kaposi's sarcoma usually presents with a rash. It can occur anywhere. Occasionally, they are seen in the mouth, and rarely they may start in the lungs ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
KS: Usually not!
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Back
37 years experience Medical Oncology
A rare cancer: Kaposi's sarcoma is a relatively uncommon cancer that is most often associated with HIV or older age. A virus called hhv8 is associated with many of t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Kaposi's sarcoma: Kaposi's sarcoma (ks) is a low-grade vascular tumor associated with infection with human herpesvirus 8 (hhv-8), also known as the ks-associated herpes ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Skin only, nodes ,: Lapland in elderly involvesxskin only using on the feet, can spread to lymph nodes and nil ate stages internally to liver and spoken as well as esopha ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Ks can develop in patents with hiv.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Sure.: There are two kinds of kaposi's sarcoma - the kind associated with hiv, and the kind that is not. Hiv-associated kaposi's usually responds to HIV trea ... Read More

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