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Are initial signs kaposi sarcoma ks patches, painless?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: KAPOSI SARCOMA

KAPOSI SARCOMA ARE RARELY SEEN NOW DAYS WITH THE INCREASINGLY MORE POTENT ANTIRETROVIRALS.
THEY ARE USUALLY PURPLEISH AND CAN OCCUR ON LEGS/ ARM/THORAXLUNGS/GI TRACT. THIS USUALLY HAPPTENS WITH VERY HIGH VIRAL LOAD &RNA AND VERY LOW T CELL COUNTS. IF YOU ARE INDEED HIV + SEE YOUR ID SPECIALIST & DERM. GET LABS RECHECKED AND DISCUSS OPTIONS.

In brief: KAPOSI SARCOMA

KAPOSI SARCOMA ARE RARELY SEEN NOW DAYS WITH THE INCREASINGLY MORE POTENT ANTIRETROVIRALS.
THEY ARE USUALLY PURPLEISH AND CAN OCCUR ON LEGS/ ARM/THORAXLUNGS/GI TRACT. THIS USUALLY HAPPTENS WITH VERY HIGH VIRAL LOAD &RNA AND VERY LOW T CELL COUNTS. IF YOU ARE INDEED HIV + SEE YOUR ID SPECIALIST & DERM. GET LABS RECHECKED AND DISCUSS OPTIONS.
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Dr. Michael Benjamin
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, usually

The kaposi sarcoma lesions are usually not painful, at least initially.
More information is available at the nci website: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/kaposis/patient/page2.

In brief: Yes, usually

The kaposi sarcoma lesions are usually not painful, at least initially.
More information is available at the nci website: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/kaposis/patient/page2.
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