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Kaposi's sarcoma

A friend of mine has diagnosed AIDS and skin Kaposi's sarcoma. Now he is taking the medication and he is doing better. What is the outcome in the future of having AIDS and Kaposis Sarcoma at the same time?

It is not possible to diagnose or treat via email, so it would be best for your friend to consult a qualified physician to discuss his current medical situation with Kaposi's sarcoma. That said, here are a few good references to read more:

Overall, what we can say is that the best treatment for KS is good anti-HIV therapy (HAART). KS in the skin can be treated in several ways and is generally not a serious problem. KS in internal organs can be life threatening. Internal KS is usually treated with anti-cancer drugs.

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Date Created June 14, 2006
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