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What's the relationship between kaposi's sarcoma and acute hiv?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Weak: Kaposi's sarcoma (ks) is a type of cancer which people whose immune systems have been very suppressed (i.e. Who have aids) by longstanding HIV infection are at risk for. It is a rare condition in the us nowadays. Acute HIV infection generally does not suppress the immune system enough to put someone at risk for ks.

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