Jul 17, 2000
I have been taken testosterone injections every two weeks for a year. Can this cause hair loss? It seems after the injection my hair begins to fall out all over my head then decreases before the next shot.
Is this a side effect or is it related to other HIV meds or disease state?
Thank you for you opinion!
| Response from Dr. Boyle
Yes, testosterone supplementation can be associated with hair loss, generally a male pattern baldness. Many other conditions and medications can also cause hair loss, including some patients with advanced HIV, so consult your physician regarding this problem. Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.
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