Yes, I see patients with KS who get lymphedema.
Google " lymphedema Kaposi's sarcoma" and you will see lots of links.
Prophylactic antibiotics potentially can lead to drug resistance. But this is uncommon in your particular case- The most common bacterial infection here is Group A Streptococcus- and it just does not develop resistance to the penicillin or cephalosporin family of antibiotics. Ever- there has never been a single strain with this resistance. So in reality, a drug like Keflex would be a good choice with low concern of resistance.
Your other symptoms- cold, numbness, nausea etc may be from sepsis as the infection is developing. A common scenario I hear is people even can get pain or fevers for a few hours BEFORE they see any redness of inflammation into the skin- the infection is beginning, but some symptoms start even before the skin feature become prominent.
Your kidneys and urine are unrelated to this.
The fluid in your scrotum and penis are lymph fluid, as I described.
The bacteria is likely on the skin surface.
Compression therapy helps mobilize the fluid, but does not treat the infection. Antibiotics do that.
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