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A 40-year-old member asked:

How to determine if i have kaposis sarcoma?

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Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Biopsy: See you doc to get evaluated for your risk factors and a physical exam. If warranted, a biopsy will determine the nature of your lesion. I wish you the best.
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Examination: Usually one can tell just by examining the patient. If there is a question, a biopsy can be performed. Hope this helps.

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What to do if I have kaposis sarcoma?

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Dr. Aruna Mani
Internal Medicine - Oncology 20 years experience
Very good treatments: If you have KS, although there are specific medications for it, typically treating the underlying disease (AIDS) with take care of the KS. If you have been confirmed to have KS, you need to be under the treatment of an Infectious Diseases doctor or whoever handles HIV/AIDS in your area.

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