Kaposi’s Sarcoma Signs & Symptoms

Kaposi’s Sarcoma Signs & Symptoms

  1. Lesions on the skin: The first signs of KS are cancerous spots on the skin that are purple, red or brown; which may appear flat or raised.
  2. Lesions on mucous membranes: Lesions appearing in the mouth, anus or anywhere within the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
  3. Lesions inside the body: When lesions form in the body organs such as lungs causing difficulties in breathing or the patient to cough up blood, in the stomach and intestines which can lead to bleeding and blockages that result to stomach upset,vomiting,abdominal pains, diarrhea, bloody stool and anemia.
  4. Lymph Nodes: When lesions block the flow of lymphatic in the body it can lead to swelling in the arms, legs, face or scrotum.

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