|thin hair - BY
Feb 24, 2001
what does it mean when a person with AIDS hair starts to thin is that a stage of concern
| Response from Dr. Young
Hair thinning can be the result of many things; with HIV infection, one should ask about nutritional status, thyroid function and the possibility of drug reactions. I have seen a fair amount of hair loss in association wiht the use of boosted (Norvir) indinavir-containing regimens. We have had some luck with using lower doses of ritonavir with indinavir to assist with this.
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